Hull structure design for the autonomous underwater vehicle C-SCOUT

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleLaboratory Memorandum
AbstractC-SCOUT (Canadian Self-Contained Off-the-shelf Underwater Testbed) is a modular autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) designed for a variety of long distance survey missions. Its first mission will be as a control systems testbed at IMD. The initial configuration is appropriate for use in the fresh water of the Offshore Engineering Basin and for initial trials in Long Pond nearby. It is designed to withstand depths of 10 m and temperatures as low as 0 deg. C. This report follows the design of the hull structure for the initial configuration from design criteria to CAD drawings. It also includes comparisons of other hull designs that were not used, calculations for buoyancy and the preliminary budget.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Institute for Marine Dynamics
PlaceSt. John's, NL
AffiliationNRC Institute for Ocean Technology; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number5803
NPARC number8896063
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Record identifier81973ae3-ac66-4925-a718-e80f36b058ce
Record created2009-04-22
Record modified2016-10-03
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