Hydrodynamic Modeling for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles Using Computational and Semi-Empirical Methods

Doctoral thesis OPEN
Geisbert, Jesse Stuart;
(2007)
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Subject: autonomous underwater vehicle | CFD | USAERO | math modeling | AUV

Buoyancy driven underwater gliders, which locomote by modulating their buoyancy and their attitude with moving mass actuators and inflatable bladders, are proving their worth as efficient long-distance, long-duration ocean sampling platforms. Gliders have the capability... View more
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