Jani, Rajendra (2006) Development of the hydrocopter autonomous underwater vehicle. Masters thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
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This thesis deals with the development of a small high-speed autonomous underwater vehicle or AW known as the Hydrocopter that can mimic the motion of a helicopter. A model was designed and constructed. It was tested in the Deep Water Tank at Memorial University. A SIMULINK simulation of the AUV was developed to study its underwater motions. The simulation and test responses show that the AUV can move at high speed along any 3D trajectory.
|Item Type:||Thesis (Masters)|
|Additional Information:||Bibliography: leaves 61-63.|
|Department(s):||Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of|
|Library of Congress Subject Heading:||Remote submersibles--Design and construction; Remote submersibles--Testing; Underwater propulsion.|
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