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Programming University

Modelling a Double Pendulum in Simulink

One module I took during the final year of my degree was ‘System Modelling and Simulation’. A well taught and great module, one of the tasks was to model a double pendulum. The approach involved deriving the equations of from the highest order of motion for each mass then working backwards through Simulink blocks to […]

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Mechanical University

Long-Range Coastal Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV)

The second semester of the third year of my Mechanical Engineering degree was a group design project. My group of six was tasked with the design of a coastal autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV). I was assigned design of the gliding sub-system (a long-range AUV it had to optimise energy use) and was also the business […]

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I was wondering what the technique is called that you used on the K matrix before solving for U? The one where it takes the BC and makes 0 rows and columns, and then makes the K(i,i)=1 at the BC – GoPDemon

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University

FYP: MATLAB A* Based Path Planner for Autonomous Off-Road Vehicle

Synopsis A new venture for the University of Bath and a collaboration with Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, the autonomous quad project aims to convert an ’off the shelf’ miniature quad bike to a driverless one. Generation of a least cost path to a pre-defined goal is required, which avoids known obstacles and will update for […]