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How to simulate AUV in Gazebo?

asked 2015-02-23 08:49:36 -0600

Gunnlaugur gravatar image

I'm looking at using Gazebo for simulating AUV in a pool for the RoboSub Competition. I was wondering if anyone knows if that is something that can be done and also if any world files exist for the competition arena.

Thank you.


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answered 2015-02-23 12:22:56 -0600

Eduardo Albuquerque gravatar image

There is a plugin called Freefloating gazebo ( ). The model is very simple but depending on accuracy level your project needs it can be useful. Also, you can change the code and improve the model if you want to.

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answered 2015-02-23 11:36:35 -0600

nkoenig gravatar image

I have not seen any worlds for the competition arena.

You could use the MudPlugin and reduce gravity to simulate an underwater environment.

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