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Design of a 6-DoF Robotic Platform for Wind Tunnel Tests of Floating Wind Turbines
Sophisticated computational aero-hydro-elastic tools are being developed for simulating the dynamics of Floating Offshore Wind Turbines (FOWTs). The reliabilty of such prediction tools for designersExpand
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High Speed Railway: Collecting Pantographs Active Control and Overhead Lines Diagnostic Solutions
SUMMARY The catenary-pantograph system and its dynamic behaviour play a decisive role for high speed trains from the power collecting point of view. The decisive criterion for assessing the contactExpand
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Enabling Technologies for Active Space Debris Removal: The Cadet Project
This paper describes the activities performed by Aviospace in the frame of CADET (CApture and DE-orbiting Technologies) R&T project, whose objective is the preliminary development of enablingExpand
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High Speed Railways: Pantograph And OverheadLines Modelling And Simulation
The paper describes some aspects of the researches carried out on the subject of pantograph-catenary interaction at the Department of Mech. Eng. of Politecnico di Milano. In particular a mathematicalExpand
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Downwind sails aerodynamic analysis
RANS code has been applied to an America’s Cup Class Yacht to investigate sailing performance in downwind configuration. Apparent wind angles at 45°, 105° and 120° are reported, sailed with mainsailExpand
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Neural network control of sailboat dynamics: hardware real time implementation experience
An hardware real time implementation of a new approach to sailboat self-steering task based on the use of neural networks is presented. Expand
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