Dynamics and Control of Mechanical Systems in Offshore Engineering, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1447153375
  • ISBN-13: 9781447153375
  • DDC: 620.4162
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 230 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Dynamics and Control of Mechanical Systems in Offshore Engineering is a comprehensive treatment of marine mechanical systems (MMS) involved in processes of great importance such as oil drilling and mineral recovery. Ranging from nonlinear dynamic modeling and stability analysis of flexible riser systems, through advanced control design for an installation system with a single rigid payload attached by thrusters, to robust adaptive control for mooring systems, it is an authoritative reference on the dynamics and control of MMS. Readers will gain not only a complete picture of MMS at the system level, but also a better understanding of the technical considerations involved and solutions to problems that commonly arise from dealing with them.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Editors' Foreword.
1: Preliminaries.
2: Dynamic Load Positioning.
3: Installation System with Constraints.
4: Marine Installation System.
5: Adaptive Control of Thruster-Assisted Single-Point Mooring Systems.
6: Coupled Nonlinear Flexible Marine Riser.
7: Flexible Marine Riser with Vessel Dynamics.
8: Structural Analysis and Riser Operations (Geoff Lyons and Minoo Patel).
9: Conclusions.