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Stream Function Path Planning and Control for Unmanned Ground Vehicles
This research develops a harmonic potential field based path planner and controller. The first component of the dissertation compares several analytical and numerical potential field generation methods. To overcome ...
Optimization of Hull Shapes for Water-skiing and Wakeboarding
This study attempts to define an optimal hull shape for a boat towing either a skier or a wakeboarder. Two methods for determining a free surface deformation (both hull and wake shape) given an applied pressure disturbance ...