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A Study on Improvement of Propulsive Performance of an Underwater Vehicle “PICASSO”

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Hiroyoshi Suzuki, Atsushi Yamamichi, Risa Kitamoto

Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan

Yoshitaka Watanabe, Tomoya Inoue, Hiroshi Yoshida

JAMSTEC, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan

Paper No. OMAE2011-49643, pp. 77-82; 6 pages
doi:10.1115/OMAE2011-49643
From:
  • ASME 2011 30th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering
  • Volume 5: Ocean Space Utilization; Ocean Renewable Energy
  • Rotterdam, The Netherlands, June 19–24, 2011
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4437-3
  • Copyright © 2011 by ASME

abstract

This paper deals with the improvement of AUV/UROV’s hydrodynamic performance. Required hydrodynamic performance of AUV/UROV can be divided into propulsive performance and kinematic performance/maneuverability. Within these, propulsive performance of AUV/UROV is focused on this paper. Firstly, numerical and experimental methods are used to evaluate resistance performance of the original and changed body shape of a sample UROV. Secondly, we investigated the performance of a thruster equipped on the sample UROV. Finally, the balance point of the resistance of the bodies and thrust generated by thrusters is investigated and evaluate the efficiency for cruising.

Copyright © 2011 by ASME

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