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Design and Development of an Underwater Glider for Monitoring and Surveillance Application

Mohd Shahrieel, Mohd Aras and Muhammad Herman, Jamaluddin and Mohd Hanif, Che Hasan (2011) Design and Development of an Underwater Glider for Monitoring and Surveillance Application. Project Report. UTeM, Melaka, Malaysia. (Submitted)

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Abstract

An underwater glide is a type of autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV). Underwater gliders are buoyancy-driven device. It can alternately reduce and expand displaced volume to dive or climb through the ocean. It has wings to control its motion from vertical to horizontal at very low power consumption. The benefits of this underwater glider are at its long range and high endurance for certain types of mission. Gliders are designed to slip through the ocean a fraction of meter per second to cover hundreds of meters for weeks. It can be use in commercial and military purpose. The main. objective of this project is to design and develop an underwater glider for monitoring applications. The design and development of this underwater glider have hydrodynamic characteristic, stability and buoyancy. The PIC is used to control the movement of this glider. There are three major phase in developing this glider which are mechanical design, programming and fabrication. The speed and power of the glider in pool and lake are then calculated.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Underwater pipelines -- Design and construction, Underwater welding and cutting
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TC Hydraulic engineering. Ocean engineering
Divisions: Library > Projek Jangka Panjang / Pendek > FKE
Depositing User: Nor Aini Md. Jali
Date Deposited: 16 May 2014 02:00
Last Modified: 28 May 2015 04:23
URI: http://eprints.utem.edu.my/id/eprint/12286

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