Encyclopedia of Ocean Engineering

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AUV/ROV/HOV Control Systems

  • Changhui SongEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-6963-5_282-1



Control system is a kind of active regulation system designed to improve or optimize specific performance or indictors for economic, social, or physical systems. AUV/ROV/HOV belongs to a multi-degree-of-freedom underwater platform system with high redundancy, coupling, and model nonlinearity. It works underactuated in complex underwater environment, and the body must maintain autonomous stability in the process of operation. Therefore, the design of appropriate control system to ensure the stability of the underwater platform during the operational process is of great significance to the successful and accurate completion of the underwater mission of AUV/ROV/HOV.

Scientific Fundamentals

Difficulties in the Design of Control System

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of EngineeringWestlake UniversityHangzhouChina

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  • Changhui Song
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  1. 1.School of EngineeringWestlake UniversityHangzhouChina