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Author Perez, Tristan, 1972-

Title Ship motion control [electronic resource] : course keeping and roll stabilisation using rudder and fins / Tristan Perez.

Published London : Springer, c2005.


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Physical description 1 online resource (xxi, 300 p.) : ill.
Series Advances in industrial control, 1430-9491
Advances in industrial control. 1430-9491
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-295) and index.
Contents Introduction to ship motion control -- pt. 1. SHIP MODELLING FOR CONTROL. Environmental disturbances -- Kinematics of ship motion -- Ship kinetics -- Control surfaces (Actuators) -- pt. 2. INTRODUCTION TO SHIP ROLL STABILISATION. Ship roll stabilisation -- Ship motion performance -- pt. 3. PERFORMANCE LIMITATIONS IN FEEDBACK CONTROL WITH APPLICATION TO SHIP ROLL STABILISERS. Linear performance limitations -- Constrained performance limitations -- pt. 4. CONTROL SYSTEM DESIGN FOR AUTOPILOT WITH RUDDER ROLL STABILISATION AND FIN STABILISERS. Previous research in control of rudder roll stabilisation and fin stabilisers -- Constrained control via optimisation -- Control system design for autopilots with rudder roll stabilisation -- Constrained control of fin stabilisers -- Observers and Kalman filtering -- A benchmark example: naval vessel.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Subject Stability of ships.
Motion control devices.
Automatic pilot (Ships)
TRANSPORTATION -- Ships & Shipbuilding -- Pictorial.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781846281570
6610290962 (electronic bk.)
1852339594 (cloth)
9781852339593 (cloth)
9786610290963 (electronic bk.)
Standard Number 9781852339593