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SotonAUV: the design and development of a small, manoeuvrable autonomous underwater vehicle

Akhtman, J., Furlong, M., Palmer, A., Phillips, A., Sharkh, S.M. and Turnock, S.R. (2008) SotonAUV: the design and development of a small, manoeuvrable autonomous underwater vehicle Underwater Technology, 28, (1), pp. 31-34. (doi:10.3723/ut.28.031).

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The University of Southampton's entry into the Student Autonomous Underwater Challenge-Europe (SAUC-E) 2007 was a custom designed and built autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) named 'SotonAUV'. Originally developed for SAUC-E 2006, the vehicle was significantly upgraded for the 2007 competition. The mechanical design of the vehicle is described, and an overview of the autonomy and control approaches employed is provided. The updated vehicle successfully competed in SAUC-E 2007, winning first place in the overall competition and taking the BAE Systems prize for innovation in autonomy.

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Published date: November 2008
Organisations: Electronics & Computer Science, National Oceanography Centre


Local EPrints ID: 267061
ISSN: 1756-0543
PURE UUID: 1b8497bb-9266-48b2-9b00-3fde281f1c22

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Date deposited: 27 Jan 2009 13:52
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:08

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Author: J. Akhtman
Author: M. Furlong
Author: A. Palmer
Author: A. Phillips
Author: S.M. Sharkh
Author: S.R. Turnock

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