This unit introduces you to the autonomous and remotely operated airborne, seaborne and underwater vehicles used to support operations in the blue economy. The unit examines how the technologies driving industry 4.0 such as advanced materials, sensors and communication, robotics and automation are transforming blue economy operations; especially in remote and dangerous environments. In addition, the unit critically evaluates the use of vehicles such as maritime autonomous surface ships (MASS), autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) and drones from technological, regulatory, social, environmental, business and ethical perspectives.
|Unit name||Remotely Operated and Autonomous Vehicle Technologies|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||Maritime and Logistics Management|
|Coordinator||Associate Professor Jiangang Fei|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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- • Identify the capabilities, limitations and risks of technologies used in operating remotely controlled/autonomous vehicles.
- • Apply remotely operated/autonomous vehicles (AUV, MASS, and drone) technologies for data collection, monitoring, and remote operations in the marine environment.
- • Evaluate the use of remotely operated/autonomous vehicles in the marine environment from technological, regulatory, social, environmental, business and ethical perspectives.
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|Assessment||Test or quiz (15%)|Examination - take home (40%)| (25%)|Essay (20%)|
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