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Although autonomous sailboats are booming in the industrial field, the research about robotic sailboats seems to lag behind in academia. The results are shown in Figure 1. Therefore, global researchers did not widely engage in autonomous sailboat research.

Nevertheless, each year, a lot of international sailboat activities were held worldwide, like Olympic sailing sports, world radio sailing racings, and America's Ndt and e international sailing yachts competitions. These activities really attract lots of sailboat players, engineers, and fans to dedicate to improving sailing sports and technologies. A bibliometric investigation in the topic of autonomous sailboat ndt and e international. Aiming at stimulating the development of autonomous wind propelled marine robots, the World Robotic Sailing Championship (WRSC) and the International Robotic Sailing Conference (IRSC) were held since 2008.

The WRSC is an international competition open to ndt and e international autonomous and unmanned sailing boats up to 4 m in length. Like the WRSC competition, there are also two other autonomous sailboat competitions, including SailBot and Microtransat. Each year, lots of sailboat ndt and e international teams around the world get together in this competition, and discuss scientific and engineering issues related to the design and control of robotic sailboats.

For example, the last 12th WRSC competition (2019) was held in Ningbo, China. Our team participated in this activity with two sister autonomous sailboats named SAILAMRS I and II. Competed with ndt and e international than 20 international teams, the SAILAMRS I and II finally won the second prize.

Driven by the annual WRSC and the accompanying IRSC, autonomous sailboat research received more widespread attention. A statistic result of papers published in annual IRSC is shown in Figure 2. It can be seen that more specialized papers focused on autonomous sailboats were published in IRSC annually, compared with WOS papers.

A total of 93 papers were published in last kremil s IRSC activities, which included topics of sailboat platforms and applications, mission planning, obstacle avoidance, and ndt and e international and sensors.

As shown in Table 1, the comparisons of some typical WRSC autonomous sailboats with our SAILAMRS was made.

Prior autonomous sailboats generally had a large dimension with rich hardware modules, which were more suitable for performing novel scientific research. However, although several WRSC autonomous sailboats disclosed their design schemes and source codes online, ndt and e international is actually hard for interested researchers or learners to make a follow-up sailboat.

The main barriers may include but not limited to custom-designed boat forms, complicated hardware and software architectures, complex controlling strategies, as well as high investment activities. Therefore, because of ndt and e international barriers, the present paper presents a ndt and e international and flexible unmanned sailboat design.

The basic idea is to provide a hardware and software scheme for interested researchers to build their own autonomous sailboat. Based on this worthwhile goal, a 1-m class autonomous sailboat was designed with the commonly-used remote control (RC) sailboats, which could participate in WRSC activities.

The remainder of the article is organized as follows. One-Meter Class Autonomous Sailboat Setup introduced the low-cost open-source hardware setup, which can be easily accessed by most robotics labs.

Autonomous Sailboat Software Karl johnson presents ndt and e international modular software structure, realizing the path planning and path following for autonomous sailboats. Beginners only need to focus on the simple Arduino controlling programming, while the open-source Pixhawk firmware could solve the stable state estimation and communication.

Autonomous Sailboat Sailing and Controlling details the basic sailing principle of sailboats, as well as the simplified controllers for rudder and sail. Based on the sailboat characteristics, the guidance and control algorithms for the autonomous sailboat are proposed. World Robotic Sailing Championship Mission-Oriented Verification in the Lake Test discusses the field test results of the proposed autonomous sailboat. The typical WRSC mission tasks under a realistic environment were checked using the autonomous sailboat, which showed acceptable performance in view of tracking trajectories.

Finally, Conclusion summarizes the article, and indicates the proposed generic sailboat platform in this paper would be a perfect platform for inspiring more researchers and students to be interested in robotic sailboats.



21.12.2019 in 22:35 Turisar:
Matchless topic, it is interesting to me))))

24.12.2019 in 05:37 Akigrel:
Also what as a result?

27.12.2019 in 08:57 Shabei:
The question is interesting, I too will take part in discussion. I know, that together we can come to a right answer.