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The ROV Manual : A User Guide for Observation Class Remotely Operated Vehicles - Robert D Christ

The ROV Manual

A User Guide for Observation Class Remotely Operated Vehicles


Published: 1st April 2011
Format: PDF
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The ROV Manual: A User Guide for Observation-Class Remotely Operated Vehicles is the first manual to provide a basic ""How To"" for using small observation-class ROVs for surveying, inspection and research procedures. It serves as a user guide that offers complete training and information about ROV operations for technicians, underwater activities enthusiasts, and engineers working offshore.

The book focuses on the observation-class ROV and underwater uses for industrial, recreational, commercial, and scientific studies. It provides information about marine robotics and navigation tools used to obtain mission results and data faster and more efficiently. This manual also covers two common denominators: the technology and its application. It introduces the basic technologies needed and their relationship to specific requirements; and it helps identify the equipment essential for a cost-effective and efficient operation.

This user guide can be invaluable in marine research and surveying, crime investigations, harbor security, military and coast guarding, commercial boating, diving and fishing, nuclear energy and hydroelectric inspection, and ROV courses in marine and petroleum engineering.

* The first book to focus on observation class ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) underwater deployment in real conditions for industrial, commercial, scientific and recreational tasks
* A complete user guide to ROV operation with basic information on underwater robotics and navigation equipment to obtain mission results quickly and efficiently
* Ideal for anyone involved with ROVs complete with self-learning questions and answers

Chapter 1 A bit of history
Chapter 2 ROV Design
Chapter 3 ROV Components
Chapter 4 Underwater Acoustics and Positioning
Chapter 5 Sonar
Chapter 6 Oceanography
Chapter 7 Environment and Navigation
Chapter 8 Homeland Security
Chapter 9 MCM and EOD
Chapter 10 Public Safety Diving
Chapter 11 Commercial, Scientific and Archeological
Chapter 12 Standard Operating Procedures
Chapter 13 Servicing and Troubleshooting
Chapter 14 Putting It All Together

ISBN: 9780080550169
ISBN-10: 0080550169
Format: PDF
Language: English
Published: 1st April 2011
Publisher: Elsevier Science