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Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle (ROV): State of the Art

Sk Tanbir Islam, Peeraj Mazumder, Amrita Pradhan, Sourav Dey, Arka Bhattacharjee


This study focuses on the analysis and development of Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicles (ROVs), encompassing their modeling, design, and control systems. It also addresses the inherent challenges related to their structural limitations, durability, and ease of operation. ROVs are robotic systems that can perform tasks in hazardous offshore environments and are equipped with various sensors to collect data. The objective of this paper is to examine the development of various remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and the strategies employed to control them, while also pinpointing the main challenges linked to their utilization.


Underwater vehicle, remotely operated vehicles, control system, work class ROVs, observation class ROVs

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