Motion Control of Marine Craft

Perez, Tristan & Fossen, Thor I. (2010) Motion Control of Marine Craft. In Levine, William S. (Ed.) The Control Handbook, Second Edition : Control System Applications, Second Edition. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, Florida, USA.

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Abstract

Marine craft (surface vessels, underwater vehicles, and offshore rigs) perform operations that require tight motion control. During the past three decades, there has been an increasing demand for higher accuracy and reliability of marinecraft motion control systems. Today, these control systems are an enabling factor for single and multicraft marine operations. This chapter provides an overview of the main characteristics and design aspects of motion control systems for marine craft. In particular, we discuss the architecture of the control system, the functionality of its main components, the characteristics of environmental disturbances, control objectives, and essential aspects of modeling and motion control design.

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ID Code: 70518
Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: Marine craft, Motion control, Marine craft motion control systems
ISBN: 9781420073607
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 by Taylor and Francis Group, LLC
Deposited On: 28 Apr 2014 01:30
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2014 03:39

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