Questions tagged [underwater]

Underwater robotics is a branch of robotics. Underwater robots can be autonomous, or they can be remotely operated. This is an emerging science, which has become more popular with evolving technology.

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Strategy for 3D path planning over large distances with kinodynamic constraints

I was hoping to pick your brains about a problem that even after much reading has left me baffled. My Application: For the sake of simulating underwater scenarios in very large environments (up to ...
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How to decide the drag constant of motors?

Hi I'm current working on building an AUV, and I'm calculating the allocation matrix for my dynamic system. But I don't know how to model the drag momentum of motors. I know in UAV, they model it by ...
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Fitting propeller to shaft

Hey I'm building an underwater robot(ROV) for a school project and I recently bought plastic propellers 55mm but sadly they came without prop adapters. Is there any easy alternative such as using ...
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Why to seal a motor shaft, or the whole motor, for underwater ROV?

I just finished a competition for underwater robots. The water is about 40-50cm in depth and 90% of the designs just exposed the thrust motors completely in the water similar to the picture below and ...
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