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Modelling and Simulation in Engineering
Volume 2012, Article ID 291318, 4 pages
Research Article

An Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Simulation Using Linear Quadratic Servo Based on Open Control Platform

1Telecommunication Department, Politeknik Elektronika Negeri Surabaya, Surabaya 60111, Indonesia
2School of Mechanical Engineering, Pusan National University, Busan 609-735, Republic of Korea

Received 4 April 2012; Accepted 10 July 2012

Academic Editor: Ahmed Rachid

Copyright © 2012 Nanang Syahroni and Jae Weon Choi. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


This paper presents an optimal regulator for depth control simulation of an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) using a new approach of decentralized system environment called open control platform (OCP). Simulation results are presented to demonstrate performance of the proposed method.