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Title: Active control of dynamic platforms
Authors: Rieger, K.
Bouazza-Marouf, Kaddour
Keywords: Active control
Dynamic platform system
Offshore
Adverse weather
Issue Date: 2005
Publisher: Professional Engineering Publishing / © IMECHE
Citation: RIEGER, K. and BOUAZZA-MAROUF, K., 2005. Active control of dynamic platforms. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part I: Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, 219(8), pp. 551-563.
Abstract: The control of a dynamic platform system for offshore operations in adverse weather conditions is discussed in this paper. The aim is to control the deck of the dynamic platform system to remain stationary irrespective of displacement-type base disturbances and force/ torque-type deck disturbances. Two control schemes based on the principle of invariance are described. Open-loop control, with drift cancellation, is implemented for the heave (vertical) motion, which is not always possible to obtain in practical systems. An experimental rig has been used to investigate and validate simulation results. Good simulation and experimental results have been obtained.
Description: This is an article from the journal, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part I: Journal of Systems and Control Engineering [© IMechE ]. It is also available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1243/095965105X33662
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1243/095965105X33662
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/5142
ISSN: 0959-6518
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