Development of a multi-drive submersible platform for deep seabed research

Boh, Tjasa and Billingsley, John and Bradbeer, Robin and Hodgson, Paul (2009) Development of a multi-drive submersible platform for deep seabed research. In: OCEANS 2009: Balancing Technology with Future Needs, 11-14 May 2009, Bremen, Germany.

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This paper describes the early development of autonomous vehicle for undersea exploration at depths of as much as 1000m. It is to combine several methods of propulsion, including wheels and legs.

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Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2010 11:48
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:37
Uncontrolled Keywords: autonomous vehicles; deep seabed research; multidrive submersible platform; propulsion; undersea exploration; wheels; underwater vehicles
Fields of Research : 09 Engineering > 0911 Maritime Engineering > 091105 Ship and Platform Structures
09 Engineering > 0911 Maritime Engineering > 091103 Ocean Engineering
09 Engineering > 0913 Mechanical Engineering > 091303 Autonomous Vehicles
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
Identification Number or DOI: 10.1109/OCEANSE.2009.5278287

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