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1. WO2015164763 - REMOTELY OPERATED VEHICLE POWER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD OF USE

Publication Number WO/2015/164763
Publication Date 29.10.2015
International Application No. PCT/US2015/027545
International Filing Date 24.04.2015
IPC
G05D 1/00 2006.01
GPHYSICS
05CONTROLLING; REGULATING
DSYSTEMS FOR CONTROLLING OR REGULATING NON-ELECTRIC VARIABLES
1Control of position, course, altitude, or attitude of land, water, air, or space vehicles, e.g. automatic pilot
G05D 3/00 2006.01
GPHYSICS
05CONTROLLING; REGULATING
DSYSTEMS FOR CONTROLLING OR REGULATING NON-ELECTRIC VARIABLES
3Control of position or direction
G06F 17/00 2006.01
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING OR COUNTING
FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
17Digital computing or data processing equipment or methods, specially adapted for specific functions
CPC
B60C 23/00
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
CVEHICLE TYRES TYRE INFLATION; TYRE CHANGING OR REPAIRING; REPAIRING, OR CONNECTING VALVES TO, INFLATABLE ELASTIC BODIES IN GENERAL; DEVICES OR ARRANGEMENTS RELATED TO TYRES
23Devices for measuring, signalling, controlling, or distributing tyre pressure or temperature, specially adapted for mounting on vehicles; Arrangement of tyre inflating devices on vehicles, e.g. of pumps or of tanks; Tyre cooling arrangements
B63G 2008/007
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
63SHIPS OR OTHER WATERBORNE VESSELS; RELATED EQUIPMENT
GOFFENSIVE OR DEFENSIVE ARRANGEMENTS ON VESSELS; MINE-LAYING; MINE-SWEEPING; SUBMARINES; AIRCRAFT CARRIERS
8Underwater vessels, e.g. submarines; ; Equipment specially adapted therefor
001Underwater vessels adapted for special purposes, e.g. unmanned underwater vessels; Equipment specially adapted therefor, e.g. docking stations
002unmanned
005remotely controlled
007by means of a physical link to a base, e.g. wire, cable or umbilical
B63G 8/001
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
63SHIPS OR OTHER WATERBORNE VESSELS; RELATED EQUIPMENT
GOFFENSIVE OR DEFENSIVE ARRANGEMENTS ON VESSELS; MINE-LAYING; MINE-SWEEPING; SUBMARINES; AIRCRAFT CARRIERS
8Underwater vessels, e.g. submarines; ; Equipment specially adapted therefor
001Underwater vessels adapted for special purposes, e.g. unmanned underwater vessels; Equipment specially adapted therefor, e.g. docking stations
B63G 8/14
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
63SHIPS OR OTHER WATERBORNE VESSELS; RELATED EQUIPMENT
GOFFENSIVE OR DEFENSIVE ARRANGEMENTS ON VESSELS; MINE-LAYING; MINE-SWEEPING; SUBMARINES; AIRCRAFT CARRIERS
8Underwater vessels, e.g. submarines; ; Equipment specially adapted therefor
14Control of attitude or depth
G05D 1/0022
GPHYSICS
05CONTROLLING; REGULATING
DSYSTEMS FOR CONTROLLING OR REGULATING NON-ELECTRIC VARIABLES
1Control of position, course or altitude of land, water, air, or space vehicles, e.g. automatic pilot
0011associated with a remote control arrangement
0022characterised by the communication link
H04L 63/10
HELECTRICITY
04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
LTRANSMISSION OF DIGITAL INFORMATION, e.g. TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION
63Network architectures or network communication protocols for network security
10for controlling access to network resources
Applicants
  • OCEANEERING INTERNATIONAL, INC. [US]/[US]
Inventors
  • MOLES, Peter Andrew Robert
  • KERINS, Kevin Francis
  • BEGGS, Scott
Agents
  • MAZE, Gary Robin
Priority Data
61/984,67025.04.2014US
Publication Language English (EN)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) REMOTELY OPERATED VEHICLE POWER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD OF USE
(FR) SYSTÈME DE GESTION DE PUISSANCE DE VÉHICULE ACTIONNÉ À DISTANCE (ROV) ET SON PROCÉDÉ D'UTILISATION
Abstract
(EN)
A power management system comprises a remotely operated vehicle (ROV), a tether management system (TMS), and an umbilical operatively in communication with the TMS external electrical power interface and the TMS-to-ROV umbilical interface. The system can be configured to provide electrical power management that moves some or all of the electrical power required for ROV propulsion and tooling to the ROV and/or TMS, and maximizes available power and manages loads across all systems as necessary and by priority. Power management may also be required that features intelligent routing of power to subsystems and integration of variable frequency drives (VFDs).
(FR)
La présente invention porte sur un système de gestion de puissance qui comprend un véhicule actionné à distance (ROV), un système de gestion de câble d'attache (TMS), et un ombilical en communication de manière fonctionnelle avec l'interface de puissance électrique externe de TMS et l'interface d'ombilical TMS-à-ROV. Le système peut être configuré pour fournir une gestion de puissance électrique qui déplace tout ou partie de la puissance électrique requise pour propulsion de ROV et un outillage vers le ROV et/ou le TMS, et rend maximale la puissance disponible et gère des charges sur l'ensemble de tous les systèmes si nécessaire et par priorité. Une gestion de puissance peut également être requise, qui caractérise un routage intelligent de puissance à des sous-systèmes et une intégration de commande de fréquence variable (VFD).
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