The ROV Manual, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0080982913
  • ISBN-13: 9780080982915
  • DDC: 629.893
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 712 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Written by two well-known experts in the field with input from a broad network of industry specialists, The ROV Manual, Second Edition provides a complete training and reference guide to the use of observation class ROVs for surveying, inspection, and research purposes. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and substantially expanded, with nine new chapters, increased coverage of mid-sized ROVs, and extensive information on subsystems and enabling technologies. Useful tips are included throughout to guide users in gaining the maximum benefit from ROV technology in deep water applications.  Intended for marine and offshore engineers and technicians using ROVs, The ROV Manual, Second Edition is also suitable for use by ROV designers and project managers in client companies making use of ROV technology. A complete user guide to observation class ROV (remotely operated vehicle) technology and underwater deployment for industrial, commercial, scientific, and recreational tasks. Substantially expanded, with nine new chapters and a new five-part structure separating information on the industry, the vehicle, payload sensors, and other aspects. Packed with hard-won insights and advice to help you achieve mission results quickly and efficiently.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Industry and Environment.
2: The ROV Business.
3: The Ocean Environment.
4: The Vehicle.
5: Design Theory and Standards.
6: Vehicle Control and Simulation.
7: Vehicle Design and Stability.
8: Thrusters.
9: Power and Telemetry.
10: Cables and Connectors.
11: LARS and TMS.
12: Video.
13: Vehicle Sensors and Lighting.
14: Payload Sensors.
15: Sensor Theory.
16: Communications.
17: Underwater Acoustics.
18: Sonar.
19: Acoustic Positioning.
20: Navigational Sensors.
21: Ancillary Sensors.
22: Manipulators and Tooling.
23: Manipulators.
24: Tooling and Sensor Deployment.
25: In the Field.
26: Practical Applications.
27: It’s the Little Things That Matter.
28: The Future of ROV Technology.