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Subsea Glider configuration

Platform: Subsea Glider
Manufacturer: EvoLogics GmbH

Summary

Recent studies on the functional morphology of fins of fishes show a surprising biomechanical effect of the fin rays. The bionic implementations of these constructions led to shape-adaptive wing profiles and flow control devices. The functional principle has been patented as "Fin Ray Effect" and a line of products based on this effect is currently being developed.

 

Smart functional design with life-like swimming capabilities can provide

Hydrographic Profiling
Sea Floor Cartography
Monitoring and Search Missions
Technical inspection of subsea installations

Design

Technical Specifications
Wing span: 1.5 - 3.5 m
Max. swimming velocity: 5 - 10 km/h
Cruising velocity: 2 - 5 km/h in economic travelling, 0.5 - 1 km/h in gliding
Max. depth of operation: 100 m (optionally full ocean depth)
Operation time: up to 24 hours


Propulsion Modes
Active life-like wing propulsion and level gliding - quiet, fast and efficient with extraordinary maneuverability


Semi-passive buoyancy-driven gliding with 3D shape adjustments maintaining the maneuverability - energy efficient vertical scanning and log distance traveling


Hydro-jet propulsion - precise control of the flight trajectory maintaining accurate flight levels without body oscillations - suitable for precise sonar measurements, sea-floor mapping and add-on speed requirements

Physical Specs

  • Platform: Subsea Glider
  • Body Type: Biomimetic
  • Size (LxWxH): 3.50m x 1.50m x 0.50m
  • Body Size (LxWxH): Information not available
  • Hull Material: Aluminum
  • Weight: 10.00kg
  • Maximum Depth: 100.00 m
  • Dynamic Buoyancy: No
  • Self-Righting: Yes
  • Obstacle Avoidance: No
  • Endurance (nominal load): 24 hours
  • Manufacturer Website: Link

Primary Missions

  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Coastal Mapping
  • Coastal Mapping
  • Freshwater Mapping
  • Inspection Maintenance and Repair
  • Marine Science Survey
  • Oceanographic Survey
  • Search, Classify and Map

Propulsion System

  • Method: Glider
  • DOF: 3
  • Hovering:
  • Nominal Speed: 1.39
  • Maximum Forward Speed: 2.78

Power System

  • Total Capacity: 0 Wh

Launch and Recovery

  • Hand Held

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