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Advances in Unmanned Marine Vehicles
edited by G.N. Roberts and R. Sutton
The Institution of Engineering and Technology, 2006
eISBN: 978-1-84919-053-4 | Cloth: 978-0-86341-450-3
Library of Congress Classification TC1662.A35 2006
Dewey Decimal Classification 629.046

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

Unmanned marine vehicles (UMVs) is a collective term used to describe autonomous underwater vehicles, remotely operated vehicles, semi-submersibles, and unmanned surface craft. Considerable interest has been shown in UMVs by the military, civilian and scientific communities due to their ability to undertake designated missions whilst either operating autonomously and/or on co-operation with other types of vehicle. Increasing importance is also being placed on the design and development of such vehicles as they are capable of providing cost effective solutions to a number of littoral, coastal and offshore problems. This book draws attention to the advanced technology which is evolving to meet the challenges being posed in this exciting and growing field of study.

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