An overview of the marine systems simulator (MSS) : a Simulink toolbox for marine control systems

Perez, Tristan, Smogeli, Øyvind N., Fossen, Thor I., & Sørensen, Asgeir J. (2006) An overview of the marine systems simulator (MSS) : a Simulink toolbox for marine control systems. Modeling, Identification and Control, 27(4), pp. 259-275.

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The Marine Systems Simulator (MSS) is an environment which provides the necessary resources for rapid implementation of mathematical models of marine systems with focus on control system design. The simulator targets models¡Xand provides examples ready to simulate¡Xof different floating structures and its systems performing various operations. The platform adopted for the development of MSS is Matlab/Simulink. This allows a modular simulator structure, and the possibility of distributed development. Openness and modularity of software components have been the prioritized design principles, which enables a systematic reuse of knowledge and results in efficient tools for research and education. This paper provides an overview of the structure of the MSS, its features, current accessability, and plans for future development.

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ID Code: 70833
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Marine system dynamics, Models, Simulations
DOI: 10.4173/mic.2006.4.4
ISSN: 1890-1328
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 Norsk Forening for Automatisering
Deposited On: 01 May 2014 01:46
Last Modified: 02 May 2014 22:55

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