Assignments

The 9 homework assignments for this course is taken from a large compendium of worked problems, meant to accompany the course notes. Each problem is listed separately in the table below. The entire collection is also available as a single download.

Hover, Franz S. System Design for Uncertainty: Worked Examples. Cambridge, MA: MIT Center for Ocean Engineering, 2010. ( PDF - 2.2MB)

PROBLEMS FILES
Linear time invariance ( PDF)
Convolution ( PDF)
Fourier series ( PDF)
Bretschneider spectrum definition ( PDF)
LTI machine ( PDF)
Convolution of sine and unit step ( PDF)
Fourier series calculations ( PDF)
Probability primer with dice ( PDF)
Autonomous vehicle mission design, with a simple battery model (HW 1) ( PDF)
Simulation of a system driven by a random disturbance ( PDF)
Sea spectrum and marine vehicle pitch response ( PDF)
Ranging measurements in three-space (HW 2) ( PDF)
Numerical solution of ODE’s ( PDF)
Pendulum dynamics and linearization ( PDF)
Bouncing robot ( PDF)
Road vehicle on random terrain (HW 3) ( PDF)
Dynamics calculations using the time and frequency domains ( PDF)
Deck flooding calculation with short-term statistics ( PDF)
Aliasing ( PDF)
Computations on recorded RP data (HW 4)

( PDF),

Data ( DAT)

Hurricane winds ( PDF)
Aircraft in winds ( PDF)
Identification of a response amplitude operator from data (HW 5)

( PDF),

Data ( DAT)

AUV mission optimization ( PDF)
Geometry optimization ( PDF)
Min-max multi-objective optimization ( PDF)
Walking robot constraints ( PDF)
Floating structure in waves ( PDF)
Flight control of a hovercraft (HW 6) ( PDF)
Dynamic programming for path design ( PDF)
Identification of a response amplitude operator from data: redux (HW 7)

( PDF),

Data ( DAT)

Motor servo with backlash ( PDF)
Positioning using ranging: 2D case ( PDF)
Dead-reckoning error ( PDF)
Landing vehicle control ( PDF)
Control of a high-speed vehicle ( PDF)
Nyquist plot ( PDF)
Monte Carlo and grid-based techniques for stochastic simulation (HW 8) ( PDF)
Hurricane Ida wind record (HW 9)

( PDF),

Data ( TXT)

Metacentric height of a catamaran ( PDF)
Floating structure heave and roll ( PDF)
Submerged body in waves ( PDF)
Spectral analysis to find a hidden message

( PDF),

Data ( DAT)

Feedback on a highly maneuverable vessel ( PDF)

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