Estimation of propeller torque in azimuth thrusters

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List of Authors: Mikael Manngård, Wictor Lund, Joni Keski-Rahkonen, Juuso Nänimäinen, Ville-Pekka Saarela, Jerker Björkqvist, Hannu T Toivonen
Publication year: 2019
Journal: IFAC-PapersOnLine


Abstract

In this paper, the problem of estimating unknown propeller torque excitations and angular velocities in an azimuth-thruster driveline is considered. A dynamical model of the driveline has been derived and is used to construct a fixed-lag Kalman-filter-type smoother for estimating the propeller torque from indirect measurements. The proposed method has been validated in a simulation case study.


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