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Motion control systems for high-speed vessels

282 p.
Saint-Petersburg, CSRI "Elektropribor", 2000
ISBN 5-900780-29-5

The book considers peculiarities of motion control systems (MCS) operation and special features of high-speed vessels (air-cushion ships, hydrofoils, winged surface effect vehicles) dynamics, based on the results of full-scale trials of high-speed vessels and self-propelled models and mathematical simulation.

The studies on optimizing energy characteristics of MCS executive hydroelectric drives are presented. The substantiation is given for the model of optimization of energy characteristics of MCS executive hydroelectric drives for different types of high-speed vessels.

The results of advanced investigations on the development of control algorithms are given along with the results of MCS full-scale trials. Also presented is the method for correcting MCS algorithmic structures by the results of full-scale trials of vessels or their self-propelled models. This method allows for deriving new results in some algorithmic structures.

The possibility is shown for conformance of the extent of functional and elemental failures of MCS equipment and for finding of optimum, depending on high-speed vessel operation purposes.

Presented is the model of synthesizing MCS for high-speed vessels at early stages of designing.

The possibility of using a failure-free control performance criterion for multicriteria estimation of MCS efficiency is determined.

The method of estimation of level, scope and extent of high-speed vessel motion control automation is considered in the book, and the method of personnel habitability evaluation is also discussed.

The book is intended for technical and engineering employees and researchers dealing with ship motion control problems, as well as for teachers, post-graduates and senior students who specialize in this field.


Introduction 3
Chapter 1. Features of dynamics for the ships with dynamic support principles, their hardware and control systems 7
1.1. Air-cushion ship -
1.2. Hydrofoil ship 42
1.3. Modes of use for DSP ships and for motion control systems operation 52
Chapter 2. Efficiency improvement for control of the ships with dynamic support principles 71
2.1. Efficiency improvement for DSP ships use -
2.2. Improvement of DSP ships navigation safety 88
2.3. Operational availability of motion control systems 89
2.4. Efficiency of motion hardware use 90
2.5. Decrease of amount of work to be done by personnel on motion control and cost cutting 98
2.6. Structurization of forms and ways of DSP ships motion control 100
2.7. Choice of performance criterion for the DSP ships motion control system 107
2.8. Synthesis model for motion control systems 110
Chapter 3. Construction principles of motion control systems for the ships with dynamic support principles in emergency 126
3.1. Air-cushion ship. 128
3.2. Hydrofoil ship 140
3.3. Ekranoplane craft 160
Chapter 4. Principles of functional-and-reliable and algorithmic construction of motion control systems 167
4.1. Concept of functional-and-reliable construction for motion control systems -
4.2. Algorithmic structure analysis for motion control systems 192
4.3. Vertical g-load sensors positioning at hydrofoil ships 209
Chapter 5. Synthesis of optimal power systems of motion control 213
5.1. Power channel insulation principle -
5.2. Optimality criterion for power characteristics of automatic control system217
5.3. Mathematical model of statistic wind-and-wave perturbations 223
5.4. Definition procedures for executive organ characteristics 228
5.5. Calculation of load moments on executive organs of ACS, HS, and EC control 233
5.6. Choice of power characteristics for ACS, HS, and EC automatic control systems 241
Conclusions 270
References 274

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