Objectives

The specific objectives reached by the students after completing this Master will be flexible, in the sense that during the period of training in the Companies/Organizations collaborating with the Master as well as during the realization of the Final Degree Project in the Companies/Organizations facilities, the students will have the chance to increase their knowledge about several aspects of the wide range of technologies related to the field of RPAS. Nevertheless, in general, the specific objectives reached will be the following:

  • To have basic knowledge about atmosphere and meteorology.
  • To acquire knowledge about meteorology applied to aviation.
  • To know atmospheric forecast resources as well as to interpret them.
  • To know the origin and development of the RPAS.
  • To know the concept and components of the RPAS.
  • To know the most usual missions of the RPAS.
  • To know and be able to classify the RPAS into categories.
  • To know the industry and market of the RPAS.
  • To understand the basis of the generation of the propulsion power in the aircraft.
  • To understand how the RPAS fly, in every phase of the flight.
  • To analyze the performances of the RPAS.
  • To understand the basis of the photovoltaic and fuel cell systems.
  • To understand the basis of the batteries and supercondensers.
  • To be able to design renewable energy hybrid systems.
  • To know the propulsion systems for the RPAS.
  • To know the special features of the RPAS power plants.
  • To be able to control a RPAS.
  • To know the techniques and systems to control the RPAS.
  • To analyze the stability of the RPAS.
  • To understand how the RPAS reacts to the activation of control surfaces.
  • To analyze flight trajectories.
  • To analyze flight operations.
  • To know the processes and procedures of design, development and assembly of RPAS.
  • To know the modeling and simulation techniques for RPAS.
  • To understand the basis of the flight of rotary wing RPAS and its special features.
  • To know the techniques, procedures and systems of aerial navigation.
  • To understand how the different navigation systems work.
  • To be able to make a route planning.
  • To know the basis of the electrical and electronical systems on board RPAS.
  • To know and be able to board correctly the payloads of RPAS.
  • To know the communication systems and networks for RPAS and its rules and laws.
  • To know the rules and regulations for the integration of RPAS in the airspace.
  • To know the systems for the integration of the RPAS in the airspace.
  • To know the rules and procedures for the qualification and certification of the RPAS.
  • To know the techniques and procedures for the maintenance of the RPAS.
  • To know the advanced applications of the RPAS and their trends for the future.
  • To know the techniques of compression and fusion of data for application to the RPAS.
  • To know and be able to handle RPAS simulators.
  • To know the distribution, equipment, uses and functions of RPAS ground stations.
  • To be able to complete an engineering project in the field of RPAS.