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Underwater locomotion from oscillatory shape deformations

Vela, Patricio A. and Morgansen, Kristi A. and Burdick, Joel W. (2002) Underwater locomotion from oscillatory shape deformations. In: Proceedings of the 41st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control . IEEE , Piscataway, NJ, pp. 2074-2080. ISBN 0-7803-7516-5

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This paper considers underwater propulsion that is generated by variations in body shape. We summarize and extend some of the emerging approaches for the uniform modeling and control of such underactuated systems. Two examples illustrate these ideas.

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Additional Information:© 2002 IEEE. Issue Date: 10-13 Dec. 2002. Date of Current Version: 10 March 2003. This work was supported in part by an NSF Engineering Research Center grant (NSF9402726) and NSF grant CMS-9502224.
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Official Citation:Vela, P.A.; Morgansen, K.A.; Burdick, J.W.; , "Underwater locomotion from oscillatory shape deformations," Decision and Control, 2002, Proceedings of the 41st IEEE Conference on , vol.2, no., pp. 2074- 2080 vol.2, 10-13 Dec. 2002 doi: 10.1109/CDC.2002.1184835 URL:
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