Active heave compensation of a floating crane using electric drive

Thijs Eijkhout, Jovana Jovanova

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Abstract

Floating cranes have shown their benefits in port operations and in offshore tasks. With the increase of offshore wind farms, installation and maintenance of the wind turbines require crane vessels for multiple tasks. In order to operate in open sea regardless the ocean waves, active heave compensation system is necessary to be installed. In this work an electric drive is proposed for active heave compensation of a floating crane, as more sustainable solution among other benefits. Dynamic model of a floating crane was derived for model based control. Different control algorithms were developed and numerically tested for efficiency.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM 2021
PublisherIEEE
Pages1089-1094
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-6654-4139-1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2021
Event2021 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM 2021 - Delft, Netherlands
Duration: 12 Jul 202116 Jul 2021

Conference

Conference2021 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM 2021
Country/TerritoryNetherlands
CityDelft
Period12/07/2116/07/21

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Keywords

  • Active heave compensation
  • Controller design
  • Dynamic modeling
  • Floating crane

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