Drones | Unmanned Aircraft Systems | Remote Operated Vehicles
NDSCS will kick off its brand new course Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems on October 20, 2015.
Course: TECH 192 Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Class Number: 23761 | 2 Credits
2nd 8-weeks Class (begins Tuesday, October 20, 2015)
Tuesdays/Thursdays, 4-5:50 p.m. in Horton Hall 115
Unmanned Aircraft Systems are used in Agriculture, Civil Engineering, Transportation, Electronics, Computers, Aviation, GPS, Information Technology, Tourism, STEM-related Careers, Real Estate, Marketing, Meteorology, Inspections, Mining, Mapping, Architecture and Construction, and the list goes on...
An introduction to the fundamentals of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), including their history and developing role in the modern aviation industry. Topics include structural elements, avionics, flight control and guidance systems, navigation, remote sensing and human factors. Also covers UAS integration into commercial applications as well as FAA regulations and sanctions. Emphasis is on future employment in the field with a focus on commercial airspace.
Role in Modern Aviation: Commercial and Military Airspace
Purpose-Driven Sensors and Missions in Commercial Applications
Components and Supporting Equipment
Aviation Regulatory System: FAA Regulations and Sanctions
Certificate of Authorization (COA)
UAS Operations: Avionics, Guidance and Navigation
Collection of Geospatial Data
Automation and Autonomy
Please check with your advisor prior to taking this class with the intent of meeting a program requirement. Normal tuition and fees apply.
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