Heading-control tests of an underwater glider for virtual mooring

Kenichi Asakawa, Tadahiro Hyakudome, Yasuhisa Ishihara, Masahiko Nakamura

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Abstract

An underwater glider we are developing for virtual mooring will be able to remain in a designated area for several years, moving between the sea surface and the seafloor up to 2,100 m deep, monitoring the sea environment. It will be able to sleep on the seafloor or while drifting in water to extend the monitoring duration. As described herein, we present results of heading-control tests conducted using a long tank. We also present results of sea tests conducted in Suruga Bay.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMTS/IEEE OCEANS 2015 - Genova
Subtitle of host publicationDiscovering Sustainable Ocean Energy for a New World
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781479987368
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 17 2015
EventMTS/IEEE OCEANS 2015 - Genova - Genova, Italy
Duration: May 18 2015May 21 2015

Other

OtherMTS/IEEE OCEANS 2015 - Genova
CountryItaly
CityGenova
Period5/18/155/21/15

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Oceanography

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    Asakawa, K., Hyakudome, T., Ishihara, Y., & Nakamura, M. (2015). Heading-control tests of an underwater glider for virtual mooring. In MTS/IEEE OCEANS 2015 - Genova: Discovering Sustainable Ocean Energy for a New World [7271440] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANS-Genova.2015.7271440