“An output feedback tracking controller for ships with nonlinear damping terms”

Authors: Marit Paulsen and Olav Egeland,
Affiliation: NTNU, Department of Engineering Cybernetics
Reference: 1996, Vol 17, No 2, pp. 97-106.

Keywords: Nonlinear ship control, tracking, wave filtering

Abstract: A tracking controller with wave filter for ships with nonlinear manoeuvring characteristics is derived. Only measurement of the yaw angle is needed to assure global asymptotic stability of the yaw angle and yaw rate of the ship about the desired yaw angle and yaw rate. A case study finally shows that the influence from the wave disturbances on the rudder is attenuated in some frequency range.

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  title={{An output feedback tracking controller for ships with nonlinear damping terms}},
  author={Paulsen, Marit and Egeland, Olav},
  journal={Modeling, Identification and Control},
  publisher={Norwegian Society of Automatic Control}