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Modeling and Simulation of the VideoRay Pro III Underwater Vehicle
Proceedings of OCEANS 2006 - Asia Pacific
  • Wei Wang, University of Waterloo
  • Christopher M. Clark, University of Waterloo
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Accurate modeling and simulation of underwater vehicles is essential for autonomous control. In this paper, we present a dynamic model of the VideoRay Pro III microROV, in which the hydrodynamic derivatives are determined both theoretically and experimentally, based on the assumption that the motions in different directions are decoupled. The experiments show that this assumption is reasonable within operating conditions of the VideoRay Pro III. A computer simulation with 3D graphics is also developed to help user to visualize the vehicle's motion.

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Wei Wang and Christopher M. Clark. "Modeling and Simulation of the VideoRay Pro III Underwater Vehicle" Proceedings of OCEANS 2006 - Asia Pacific (2006) p. 1 - 7
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