Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2017Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Engineering (Master course)
Lecture Code U8130201 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name Maneuvering and Control of Vehicles
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Maneuvering and Control of Vehicles
タナカ ススム
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Weds3-4:ENG 109
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 25 : Integrated Engineering
Eligible Students Graduate School of Engineering (Master course)
Keywords Ship, Car, Aircraft, Railway Vehicle, Motion Control, Modern Control Theory, Robust Control Theory 
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Class Status
within Educational
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Class Objectives
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The goal of this class is to develop the fundamental understanding of motion control for vehicles. This lecture deals with the motion control technology of vehicles such as a ship, car, aircraft and railway vehicle. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Introduction:Maneuvering of Vehicles and Control Theory
lesson2 Automatic Flight Control: For Safer Skies
lesson3 Centralized Traffic Control: For Implementation of High-Speed Rail
lesson4 Vehicle Stability Control: Controller & Simulator
lesson5 Ship Autopilot: Block Diagrams, Feedback Control, PID controller
lesson6 Intensive Lecture
lesson7 Intensive Lecture
lesson8 Intensive Lecture
lesson9 Intensive Lecture
lesson10 Intensive Lecture
lesson11 Dynamic Positioning System for Marine Vessels: Feedforward Control, Kalman Filter
lesson12 Design of Controllers: Transfer Function & Bode Diagram,State-Space Equations & State Feedback
lesson13 Design of Controllers: Regulators & Observers
lesson14 Design of Controllers: Kalman Filter Exercise
lesson15 Design of Controllers: Minimizing Disturbance Effects

Reports must be written and submitted at least twice. 
Reading material and visual aids(Power Point and video) will be given in class. 
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Reading material, Visual aids (Power Point, Video) 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
At the beginning stages most any textbook on modern cotrol theory is good enough to learn and study from. 
Grading Method Your final record is graded by your attendance(50%) and report(50%) 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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