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Control and guidance systems for the navigation of a biomimetic autonomous underwater vehicle

By Alberto Tonello

Abstract

The field of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) has increased dramatically in size and scope over the past three decades. Application areas for AUVs are numerous and varied, from deep sea exploration, to pipeline surveillance to mine clearing.\ud The main concept behind this work was the design and the implementation of a control and guidance system for the navigation of a biomimetic AUV. In particular, the AUV analysed in this project tries to imitate the appearance and approximate the swimming method of an Atlantic Salmon and, for this reason, has been called RoboSalmo

Topics: ING-INF/04 Automatica
Year: 2011
OAI identifier: oai:generic.eprints.org:29306/core377
Provided by: Padua@thesis

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