The control of specific actuators for fast ferry vertical motion damping



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Girón Sierra, José María and Katebi, R. and Cruz García, Jesús Manuel de la and Esteban San Román, Segundo (2002) The control of specific actuators for fast ferry vertical motion damping. In Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE International Conference on Control Applications. IEEE, pp. 304-309. ISBN 0-7803-7386-3

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The vertical motions of fast ships, which have a negative effect on comfort and safety, can be attenuated using moving actuators. There is the need of a control strategy to move the actuators in the most convenient way, considering several objectives. The paper considers this problem, studying a practical real example. Experiments with a scaled down replica of a fast ferry has been done, first for modeling purposes and second for control studies. Linear control shows serious application problems. Taking this into consideration, a nonlinear control approach is devised, with satisfactory results.

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IEEE International Conference on Control Applications (sep 18-20, 2002. Glasgow, Escocia). The authors would like to thank the Spanish MCYT, “Ministerio de Ciencia y Tecnología”, for their support (project DPI2000-0386-C03-02), the CEHIPAR staff for their cooperation, and IZAR for its recommendations.

Uncontrolled Keywords:Ship Control, Marine Systems, Nonlinear Control, Multiobjective Optimization
Subjects:Sciences > Computer science
ID Code:27383
Deposited On:25 Nov 2014 09:26
Last Modified:25 Nov 2014 09:26

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