AER301: Dynamics - Fall 2013-2015

Reference frames in relative translation and rotation, vector and matrix formulations. Dynamics of a single particle and systems of particles. Lagrange’s equations. D’Alembert’s and Hamilton’s principle. Orbital dynamics. Rigid body kinematics and dynamics, Lagrangian approach to vibrations of complex systems. Modal analysis.


ROB501: Computer Vision for Robotics - Fall 2016-2017

An introduction to aspects of computer vision specifically relevant to robotics applications. Topics include the geometry of image formation, basic image processing operations, camera models and calibration methods, image feature detection and matching, stereo vision, structure from motion and 3D reconstruction. Discussion of moving object identification and tracking as time permits.