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USM Underwater Glider configuration

Platform: USM Underwater Glider
Manufacturer: USM Underwater Robotics Research Group


The main objective for this research is to develop underwater glider platform for underwater scientific survey.

i. To design, fabricate and integrate a workable USM underwater glider platform.
ii. To obtain a platform model using system identification approach.
iii. To develop a controller for the design platform such as ballast system, data logging system and movable mass platform.

Physical Specs

  • Platform: USM Underwater Glider
  • Body Type: Torpedo with Wings
  • Size (LxWxH): 1.30m x 1.00m x 0.17m
  • Body Size (LxWxH): 1.30m x 0.17m x 0.17m
  • Hull Material: Aluminum
  • Weight: Information not available
  • Maximum Depth: 30.00 m
  • Dynamic Buoyancy: No
  • Self-Righting: Yes
  • Obstacle Avoidance: No
  • Endurance (nominal load): 2 hours
  • Manufacturer Website: Link

Primary Missions

  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Oceanographic Survey

Propulsion System

  • Method:
  • DOF:
  • Hovering:
  • Nominal Speed: 0.00
  • Maximum Forward Speed: 0.00

Power System

  • Total Capacity: 0 Wh

Launch and Recovery

  • Hand Held

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