Research Institute for Autonomous Precision Guided Systems
Final rept. 1 Apr 2003-28 Feb 2007
FLORIDA UNIV SHALIMAR
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During this three year time period significant advancements were made modeling behavior of shape memory alloys for wing warping applications, shape optimization of piezoceramic composite micro actuators, development of a visualization lab for modeling vision based guidance algorithms, concept development of a rapid prototyping and aero characterization lab, vision based control of autonomous vehicles, cooperative flight of autonomous aerial vehicles using GPS and vision information, cooperative and sharing of information in search missions involving multiple autonomous agents, multi-scale modeling of hexagonal closed pack metals, characterization and modeling of cement like materials involved in munitions penetration, modeling and simulation of ceramic matrix composites, and mechanical response of composites in the presence of electromagnetic fields.
- Pilotless Aircraft
- Laminates and Composite Materials
- Computer Programming and Software