Our AUV

Barracuda

The Amador Valley High School Robotics Club has constructed an autonomous underwater vehicle named Barracuda Mark XIV for the 18th RoboSub Competition.


General Overview

Weight 20.1 kg
Hull 6 in (15 cm) diameter Acrylic Tube
Propulsion Seabotix BTD-150 Motors
Cameras Logitech c525 Webcams
Navigation Sensors Pressure Sensor (Ashcroft Model K1)
IMU (SparkFun 9DOF Razor)
Digital Signal Processor Module (DSPBlok 21469)
Mission Software EVA running on the ODROID-X2
Low-level Controller AVNavControl running on the MBED LPC1768

This section provides a brief overview of Barracuda’s mechanical, electrical, and software systems. For in-depth coverage, please see the journal paper.