In this paper, on the basis of a robust algorithm for the analysis of the 6 DOF motion of an underwater vehicle in calm water, after presenting the dynamics model and simulating motion, the model is put in the closed loop control to perform a controlled mission. The mission is defined as to navigate the submarine toward a desired point in the vertical plane. In performing the mission, the least time and of course the least position error with respect to the target point is aimed. The designed controller based on fuzzy logic and thus adapted to the human patterns for navigation, with a simple structure, performs the mission accurately. The intelligent structure of the fuzzy controller, results in a spectacular capability in target finding; such that by the increase of mission duration, the submarine, which never completely stops in this modeling, reaches the target point multiple times. Several simulations of the controlled motion, changing the coordinates of target point, proved the controller effectiveness.
Design of a Fuzzy Controller for an Underwater Vehicle Aiming at a Stationary Target
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Azarsina, F, & Sayyaadi, H. "Design of a Fuzzy Controller for an Underwater Vehicle Aiming at a Stationary Target." Proceedings of the ASME 8th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis. Volume 1: Advanced Energy Systems, Advanced Materials, Aerospace, Automation and Robotics, Noise Control and Acoustics, and Systems Engineering. Torino, Italy. July 4–7, 2006. pp. 623-629. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/ESDA2006-95033
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