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Difference between multicopter rotor and thruster in gazebo

I'm working on a simulation in gazebo for a boat capable of omnidirectional movement. Right now I'm struggling to make thrusters work and move the boat. Just to check if multicopter rotors will move ...
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Underwater Property Simulation with ROS2 e.g Particle Plume

I want to develop and test adaptive path planning algorithms for AUVs or also USVs. So far I did this in ROS1 with the UUV Simulator and especially the uuv_plume_simulator. Now I am looking for ways ...
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Connect LiPo battery to Arduino Motor Driver Shield for RC Boat

Thanks for taking the time reading this question! It is greatly appreciated. What are we doing We (two complete noobs) are building a remote controlled boat from scratch using Arduino compatible ...
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How to design a PID controller for boat?

I have a boat with two trusters and a trajectory planner which is based on the bicycle model. In order to control the boat, the linear velocity of each truster has to be provided. The following ...
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Autonomous vessel general design

I have been asking a couple of questions here and around on autonomous boats and finally I decided to post the design and gather some feedback. The idea is to build a small vessel capable of advanced ...
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Robotic vessel navigation using GIS datasets

I am trying to build an autonomous vessel able to plan the best route to a certain waypoint or to follow a pre-defined route. Currently, I have imported Esri GIS files containing elevation data (...
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Why the bldc motor not able to move my water boat?

I have a 1100kv brushless motor from dys with a propeller as shown. I have attached this motor to two pvc pipes joined together as shown and packed the electronics inside polyform to protect from ...
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How to choose a motor for water surface vehicle? [closed]

I am about to build a water surface vehicle (a kind of boat). I was looking for different type motors and ruled out the stepper and servo motors. But I got confused between brushed and brushless dc ...
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Unmanned guard boat [closed]

I need an urgent help in my graduation project on unmanned guard boat. I need to control the boat autonomously and manually using ArduPilot and Arduino Uno. I just ask if anyone has the code, that ...
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Autonomous boat obstacle avoidance

I am currently considering joining the MicroTransat challenge and develop an autonomous boat able to survive the harsh Ocean environment. However, as for security and to ensure the boat doesn't sink ...
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Is there an advantage to multiple magnetometers for heading computation

I'm building an autonomous sail boat (ripped out the guts of an RC sail boat and replaced with my own mainboard etc.) The controller board I have can accommodate both an MPU9150 and an HMC5883. Is ...
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How can i make a boat [closed]

I'm having an event for a boat race.Simple boat has to be made.All i have is 5 days.The restriction is 24V motor not more than 1000 rpm.What best material and shape will you suggest to make a boat.I ...
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