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Mobile Robots for Dynamic Environments by Faruk Kececi, Marco Ceccarelli

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1.Underwater robots: a fascinating challenge

Andrea Manuello Bertetto, University of Cagliari, Italy

Abstract: This chapter provides an overview of underwater robots and describes a method of generating aquatic propulsion, particularly interesting for underwater robots. The design and applications of biomorphic devices are described and illustrated. These design choices represent an important way to achieve attractive performance in navigation.

1.1Introduction

The history of the exploration of the underwater world has its roots in human curiosity towards nature. Underwater exploration is one of the most exciting endeavours in the world, as the ocean is the last frontier whose depths are still largely out of reach: less than one per cent of ...

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