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“A Matlab Toolbox for Parametric Identification of Radiation-Force Models of Ships and Offshore Structures”

Authors: Tristan Perez and Thor I. Fossen,
Affiliation: University of Newcastle (Australia), NTNU, Centre for Ships and Ocean Structures and NTNU, Department of Engineering Cybernetics
Reference: 2009, Vol 30, No 1, pp. 1-15.

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Keywords: Frequency-Domain Identification, Models of Ships and Offshore Structures, Software

Abstract: This article describes a Matlab toolbox for parametric identification of fluid-memory models associated with the radiation forces ships and offshore structures. Radiation forces are a key component of force-to- motion models used in simulators, motion control designs, and also for initial performance evaluation of wave-energy converters. The software described provides tools for preparing non-parmatric data and for identification with automatic model-order detection. The identification problem is considered in the frequency domain.

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  title={{A Matlab Toolbox for Parametric Identification of Radiation-Force Models of Ships and Offshore Structures}},
  author={Perez, Tristan and Fossen, Thor I.},
  journal={Modeling, Identification and Control},
  publisher={Norwegian Society of Automatic Control}


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