Essays about: "autonomous ship"

Showing result 6 - 9 of 9 essays containing the words autonomous ship.

  1. 6. Development of an automatic autonomous sensor carrier for sound profile measurement in deep sea

    University essay from KTH/Marina system

    Author : Niklas Möller; [2016]
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    Abstract : This Master Thesis main purpose was to answer the question "Can you measure or calculate the velocity sound profile while performing a bathrymetric survey in an offshore environment like the North Sea, without any interaction nor modification of the existing equipment?".This, since today underwater surveys are a complex and expensive operation to perform where you either are mapping the sea floor or on a searching mission for a sunken wrecks. READ MORE

  2. 7. Concept for an autonomous surface vessel operating in an unknown naval environment

    University essay from KTH/Marina system

    Author : Fredrik Rangmark; [2016]
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    Abstract : In 2010 about 25% of the Swedish coastal areas had been surveyed with modern bathymetry methods, the rest was surveyed with older methods in the 1800s. By 2015 this portion has increased to 48% and the Swedish Maritime Administration's goal is to have surveyed 75% by 2020. READ MORE

  3. 8. The Decision to Evacuate a Passenger Ship - An Assessment of the Normative View of the Shipmaster

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Oessur Hilduberg; [2015]
    Keywords : Human Factors; System Safety; FLMU06; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The shipmaster is the centralised focal point of power on a passenger ship, and upon him/her rests the decision to evacuate the ship if it is deemed to be in a situation that is non-survivable. This thesis set out to explore a societal normative view of the shipmaster in this decision space; a view that can be observed in accident reports and maritime legislation. READ MORE

  4. 9. Support System for Landing with an Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Linköpings universitet/Linköpings universitetInstitutionen för systemteknik; Linköpings universitet/Linköpings universitet/Linköpings universitetInstitutionen för systemteknik

    Author : Christian Östman; Anna Forsberg; [2009]
    Keywords : Helicopter; Skeldar; Landing; Autonomous; Positioning; UAV;

    Abstract : There are a number of ongoing projects developing autonomous vehicles, both helicopters and airplanes. The purpose of this thesis is to study a concept for calculating the height and attitude of a helicopter. The system will be active during landing. This thesis includes building an experimental setup and to develop algorithms and software. READ MORE