Project Title

Underwater Robot

Date of Last Revision

2017-05-09 11:36:31

Major

Corrosion Engineering - Cooperative Education

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

Date of Expected Graduation

Spring 2017

Abstract

Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) are remote controlled drones operated by a non-local user. The ROV we plan to build is connected by a tethering wire to a floating buoy that contains an antenna which will send signals between the base station and the ROV. The ROV is equipped with a video camera, ballast system, propulsion system, lights, and a depth sensor. The ROV will transmit a live video feed to the user, while receiving input signals to control its movement from the base station.

Research Sponsor

Dr. Ryan Toonen

First Reader

Dr. Robert J. Veillette

Second Reader

Gregory A. Lewis

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