Stabilization of parametric roll resonance with active u-tanks via Lyapunov control design

Holden, Christian, Galeazzi, Roberto, Fossen, Thor I., & Perez, Tristan (2009) Stabilization of parametric roll resonance with active u-tanks via Lyapunov control design. In Proceedings of the European Control Conference 2009, European Union Control Association (EUCA), Budapest, Hungary , pp. 4889-4894.

Abstract

Parametric ship roll resonance is a phenomenon where a ship can rapidly develop high roll motion while sailing in longitudinal waves. This effect can be described mathematically by periodic changes of the parameters of the equations of motion, which lead to a bifurcation. In this paper, the control design of an active u-tank stabilizer is carried out using Lyapunov theory. A nonlinear backstepping controller is developed to provide global exponential stability of roll. An extension of commonly used u-tank models is presented to account for large roll angles, and the control design is tested via simulation on a high-fidelity model of a vessel under parametric roll resonance.

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ID Code: 71802
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Parametric roll resonance , Nonlinear control, Lyapunov methods, Bifurcation
ISBN: 9789633113691
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: © Copyright EUCA 2009
Deposited On: 19 May 2014 23:07
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2014 01:03

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