West Pomeranian University of Technology Szczecin - Modeling aspects of nonlinear steering machine of conventional ships

2013 18th International Conference on Methods & Models in Automation & Robotics (MMAR)

Author(s): Viorel Nicolau
Sponsor(s): IEEE Control Syst. Soc.
Publisher: West Pomeranian University of Technology Szczecin
Publication Date: 1 August 2013
Conference Location: Miedzyzdroje, Poland
Conference Date: 26 August 2013
Page(s): 848 - 851
ISBN (CD): 978-1-4673-5507-0
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-4673-5508-7
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4673-5506-3
DOI: 10.1109/MMAR.2013.6670023

The conventional ships have one main aft thruster, and a rudder actuated by the steering machine (SM), which generates yaw moments to control the yaw angle. SM is a nonlinear system with absolute... View More