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dc.contributor.authorSergiienko, N.en
dc.contributor.authorCazzolato, B.en
dc.contributor.authorHardy, P.en
dc.contributor.authorArjomandi, M.en
dc.contributor.authorDing, B.en
dc.date.issued2017en
dc.identifier.citationProceeding of the 12th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, 2017 / pp.1126-1-1126-8en
dc.identifier.issn2309-1983en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2440/116270-
dc.description.abstractControl algorithms play an important role in the design of wave farms and individual wave energy converters (WECs). Advanced control systems can significantly increase the performance of any oscillating WEC, while also improving the investment attractiveness of the entire wave energy industry. Whilst the majority of effective controllers have been tested in simulations, many cannot be implemented in real life as they heavily rely on future (predicted) knowledge of the incident wavefront. In order to overcome this problem, several causal control strategies have been developed to maximise power output of the WEC. One such example is a simple and effective real-time controller based on the concept of the internal model control (IMC), where the performance of the WEC is tuned to the dominant wave frequency from the spectrum. This controller has been previously applied to the floating heaving buoy with one degree of freedom. In the current study, the IMC approach is extended to the three-tether submerged WEC, where several motion modes contribute to power generation. The performance of the controller is compared with another existing acausal solution in order to quantify its effectiveness.en
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityNataliia Y. Sergiienko, Benjamin S. Cazzolato, Peter Hardy, Maziar Arjomandi and Boyin Dingen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherEWTECen
dc.rightsCopyright © European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference 2017en
dc.source.urihttps://ewtec.org/ewtec-2017/en
dc.subjectWave energy converter; internal model control; power efficiency; real-time estimationen
dc.titleInternal-model-based velocity tracking control of a submerged three-tether wave energy converteren
dc.typeConference paperen
dc.identifier.rmid0030077076en
dc.contributor.conference12th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC 2017) (27 Aug 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 : Cork, Ireland)en
dc.identifier.pubid371514-
pubs.library.collectionMechanical Engineering conference papersen
pubs.library.teamDS06en
pubs.verification-statusVerifieden
pubs.publication-statusPublisheden
dc.identifier.orcidSergiienko, N. [0000-0002-3418-398X]en
dc.identifier.orcidCazzolato, B. [0000-0003-2308-799X]en
dc.identifier.orcidArjomandi, M. [0000-0002-7669-2221]en
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