This certificate course is for those that just want to learn the basics of Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles. The course touches on all major UAV areas and requires no science or mathematics background. Candidates will learn UAV systems, communications, data links, control, types, roles and operations. The current state of airspace integration into the NAS and regualtions is also addressed. The course is taught online and meets once per week for 16 weeks. A professional diploma with a list of course topics will be mailed at the end of the course. Cost is $999.
The following topics are critical for an in depth understanding of Unamnned Aircraft Vehicles: UAV Components, UAV Communications & Data Links, UAV Sensors & Characteristics, UAV Ground Control Systems, Military UAV Types, Roles and Operations, Civil UAV Types, Roles and Operations, Small UAVs, Civil Airspace Integration, Sense and Avoid Systems, UAV Mishaps, Causes of Failure, Improving Reliability, Human Machine Interface, UAV Alternative Propulsion (Fuel Cells and Solar), UAV Navigation, UAV Autonomous Operations, UAV Swarming, Future UAV Roles & Technologies. Graduates will recive a professional diploma with a list of the course topics.
Classes start May 7, 2012. Call 206-787-2807 with a credit card to register. For more information visit the website at www.uxvuniversity.com
An unmanned system is not just a vehicle. It is composed of the vehicle, communications, data links and control stations. Degree programs at UVU take a systems engineering approach. Graduates will enter the unmanned career field in the areas of R&D, vehicle design, sensor development, vehicle communications and data links, sense and avoid systems, human machine interfaces, autonomous control, vehicle navigation, alternative power and operations.
Unmanned Vehicle University is located in Tacoma Washington. UVU has the best subject matter experts in the Unmanned Industry. Our instructors have an average of 25 years of experience. Fields of expertise include: robotics, unmanned vehicle design, sensors, autonomy, human factors and communications. We also have former military unmanned vehicle instructors including instructor pilots from the Predator, Reaper and Global Hawk. After graduation, UVU will use establised connections to aid in job placement with major UAS companies like Boeing, Lockheed Martin and AeroVirnment.
We offer the following programs:
Execcutive Cetificate in Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Masters Degree in Unmanned Aircraft Systems Engineering
Masters Degree in Unmanned Ground Systems Engineering
Masters Degree in Unmanned Sea Systems Engineering
PhD Degree in Unmanned Aircraft Systems Engineering
PhD Degree ns Unmanned Ground Systems Engineering
PhD Degree in Unmanned Sea Systems Engineering
Certificate in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (One Year)
Associate Degree in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Two Years)
DEGREE PROGRAMS START JUNE 11, 2012
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS WELCOME
3 day short courses available on site or off.
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