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Design and implementation of a modular body for an underwater robot

  title={Design and implementation of a modular body for an underwater robot},
  author={Davinia Font Calafell},
In the context of underwater robotics, most vehicles currently deployed use a propulsion system based on propellers. Propellers are very efficient but they tend to be noisy and fragile, in particular, in cluttered environment. Webbed legs are used by animals such as freshwater turtles so they may be a viable alternative to propellers. This project is part of a larger study that may lead to the development of an underwater robot using web feet propulsion in similar fashion as sea‐turtle or… 
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