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Network - IHC Dredging (ASCII) - 22

Description

This is a driver to exchange information with the IHC DigiSys system.
The main function of the IHC DigiSys system is to present dredging information on board a cutter suction dredger.

It is capable of sending and receiving ASCII-based messages.

The message that is sent by the driver contains the following types of information:

  • Tide information: used tide value and status
  • 3D position of the pontoon in projection grid coordinates including position & height status
  • Work spud chainage and offset to the active center line
  • Projection grid convergence
  • Some spare fields

The message that is received by the driver contains the following types of information:

  • Draft of the pontoon
  • Spud carrier position
  • Pitch & roll of the pontoon
  • Tide information: used tide value and status
  • Heading of the pontoon
  • Density & velocity of mixture
  • Cutter head identifier
  • Ladder angle
  • Roll & pitch of the the work spud
  • Relative & Absolute position of center of cutter
  • Relative & Absolute position of cut point
  • Relative & Absolute position of calibration point
  • Relative & Absolute position of work spud tip
  • Relative & Absolute position of auxiliary spud tip
  • Absolute position of starboard anchor
  • Absolute position of port anchor
  • 10 user configurable observations