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Design of Suction Stabilized Floats for First Responder Localization via Ultra-Wideband (UWB) and Internet of Things (IoT)

Abstract Suction stabilized floats have been implemented into a variety of applications such as supporting wind turbines in off-shore wind farms and for stabilizing cargo ships. This thesis proposes an alternative use for the technology in creating a system of suction stabilized floats equipped with real time location modules to help first responders establish a localized coordinate system to assist in rescues. The floats create a stabilized platform for each anchor module due to the inverse slack tank effect established by the inner water chamber. The design of the float has also been proven to be stable in most cases of amplitudes and frequencies ranging from 0 to 100 except for when the frequency ranges from 23 to 60 Hz for almost all values of t... (more)
Created Date 2020
Contributor Dye, Michaela (Author) / Redkar, Sangram (Advisor) / Sugar, Thomas (Committee member) / Rogers, Bradley (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Engineering / Internet of Things / Locating Systems / Rescue Device / Suction Stabilized Floats / Ultra-Wideband / Water Rescue
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 72 pages
Language English
Note Masters Thesis Engineering 2020
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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