Not in The Manual Guide® to Autonomous Underwater Vehicles
Hosted by Dr. Art Trembanis, University of Delaware
Narrated by Vince Capone


 

I - Introduction

II - Types, Sizes and Capabilities

  • Description of Standard AUVs by Size and Depth Capapbility
  • Mission Endurance of AUVs
  • Gliders
  • Hovering AUVs
  • Semi-Submersible AUVs

III - Tour of a Typical Small AUV

IV - Sensors and Configurability

  • Sensors
    • Mapping & Survey Tools
    • Synthetic Aperture Sonar
    • Environmental Sampling
  • Configurability
    • External Modules
    • Internal and Swappable Modules

V - Communication and Navigation   

  • Communication
  • On the Surface
  • Submerged Data Transmission and Mission Commands
  • Navigation
  • On the Surface - GPS
  • Submerged Acoustic Navigation Systems
  • INS and DVL

VI - Applications

  • Offshore Oil & Gas
  • Military
  • Scientific

VII - Launch & Recovery Systems 

  • Man Portable Launch & Recovery Techniques
  • Large and Medium Sized Vehicle Launch & Recovery
  • Exotic Launch & Recovery

VIII -  Advantages and Limitations

  • Deep Tow vs AUV
  • Data Quality
  • Military Mission
  • Real-Time Data Display
  • Loosing a Vehicle
  • Training

IX - Risk and Reliability

  • Risk Management Process
  • Mission Parameters
  • Design Features
  • Maintenance
  • Pre Launch Preparations
  • Onboard the Survey Vessel
  • Loosing a vehicle

X- Concept of Operations (ConOPS)

  • Define
  • Mission Planning

Mobilization

  • Operations
  • Maintenance
  • Training
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Checklists

XI - Summary

XII - Credits & Contributors

Included Documents

  • List of Acronyms and definitions

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