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Development and Testing of Remotely Operated Vehicle for Inspection of Offshore Renewable Devices

  • Romano Capocci
  • Edin Omerdic
  • Gerard Dooly
  • Daniel Toal
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 521)

Abstract

This paper presents novel aspects of a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) designed to inspect offshore renewable energy devices. The relationship of some design aspects of the ROV to resilient systems is discussed, focusing on the navigation system, control system and novel reconfigurable propulsion system. The design and development of these aspects of the ROV are presented with initial test results illustrated. Finally, conclusions and future work suggestions are put forward.

Keywords

Remotely Operated Vehicle Observation class ROV Inspection class ROV Underwater robotics Inertial navigation system (INS) Offshore renewables 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Robotics and Intelligent Systems (CRIS)University of LimerickLimerickIreland

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