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An Advanced Control Technique for Floating Offshore Wind Turbines Based on More Compact Barge Platforms
An advanced control technique is presented here to increase system stability for barge type platforms and mitigates platform-pitches motions and improves the generator speed regulation, while maintaining blade-pitch activity and reducing blade and tower loads. Expand
On the effects of basic platform design characteristics on floating offshore wind turbine control and their mitigation
Semi-submersible floating offshore wind turbines present significant advantages over other designs in terms of cost, deployment, maintenance and site-independence. However, these advantages areExpand
Using Multiple Fidelity Numerical Models for Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Advanced Control Design
This paper summarises the tuning process of the Aerodynamic Platform Stabiliser control loop and its performance with Floating Offshore Wind Turbine model. Simplified Low-Order Wind turbine numericalExpand
On Fault-Tolerant Control Systems: A Novel Reconfigurable and Adaptive Solution for Industrial Machines
This paper proposes to upgrade Fault-Tolerant Controllers by introducing novel Digital-Twin (DT) models to increase its flexibility and Anti-Windup (AW) techniques to improve their robustness. Expand
A Blade Load Feedback Control For Floating Offshore Wind Turbines
The platform-pitch motions of Floating Offshore Wind Turbines are highly influenced by the blade-pitch controller. However, in rough sea state conditions, the platform-pitch motions are dominated byExpand
On alternative control schemes for real-time dynamic substructuring tests
The paper demonstrates the importance of an appropriate choice of the control scheme for dynamic substructuring test result accuracy and presents a review of two control methods proposed in the literature, with supporting analytical as well as experimental data. Expand
Real-time HiL for Hydraulic Press Control Validation
A case study is presented in which a low-cost, high-fidelity, real-time hydraulic press model is achieved, with a flexible methodology which allows model creation in parallel with the engineering stage, as well as easy model refinement and modification during the entire press lifecycle. Expand
A Feedback Control Loop Optimisation Methodology for Floating Offshore Wind Turbines
The preliminary results presented here show the potential of this novel optimisation methodology to improve the mechanical fatigue loads of the desired components whereas maintaining the overall performance of the wind turbine system. Expand
A Methodology for Real-Time HiL Validation of Hydraulic-Press Controllers Based on Novel Modeling Techniques
Novel modelling techniques for industrial CPSs are introduced to help in the evolution from conventional control design to a virtual commissioning process combining software and hardware capabilities. Expand