Safe Systems Design for Special Purpose Autonomous Vehicles

Thomas Drage

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

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Abstract

This research spans a period of significant technological change describing the development of two“special purpose” autonomous vehicles. The key aspect investigated in this project is system design to allow safe and accessible research and development of the automation technology. The application of modular and low-cost systems is explored and evaluated, as well as the key building blocks required to allow safe and reliable navigation. The work examines the use of independent reliable systems to provide safety functionality augmented by advanced sensor-based approaches as a pathway to driver elimination in our vehicles.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • The University of Western Australia
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Braunl, Thomas, Supervisor
  • Boeing, Adrian, Supervisor
Thesis sponsors
Award date23 Oct 2023
DOIs
Publication statusUnpublished - 2023

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