Practical performances of MPC for wave energy converters

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Maximising the efficiency of Wave Energy Converter (WEC) is one of the important tasks toward the exploitation of the wave energy resource. Along with a proper design of the device, an important way to achieve better energy performances is to improve the wave-body interaction by applying an appropriate control strategy. Several control strategies have been proposed in literature. Among the others, the Model Predictive Controller (MPC) is the focus of this article, while the objective is to evaluate the performance of the MPC in a physical model of a WEC. The MPC was implemented in a scaled version (1:20) of a single floater of the Wavestar WEC: a single degree of freedom point absorber. The system was tested with regular and irregular long crested waves in the deep basing at Aalborg University, DK and results of the MPC are compared with standard resistive controller architecture, implemented as a linear damper.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelProgress in Renewable Energies Offshore : proceedings of renew 2016, 2nd international conference on renewable energies offshore
RedaktørerC. Guedes Soares
Antal sider10
Udgivelses stedCroydon
ForlagCRC Press
Publikationsdato2016
Sider453-462
ISBN (Trykt)978-1-138-62627-0 (Hbk + CD-ROM)
ISBN (Elektronisk)978-1-315-22925-6 (eBook PDF)
StatusUdgivet - 2016
BegivenhedInternational Conference on Renewable Energies Offshore - Lisbon, Portugal
Varighed: 24 okt. 201626 okt. 2016
Konferencens nummer: RENEW2016

Konference

KonferenceInternational Conference on Renewable Energies Offshore
NummerRENEW2016
LandPortugal
ByLisbon
Periode24/10/201626/10/2016

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  • Wave energy converter
  • WEC
  • Model predictive controller
  • MPC

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Ferri, F., Tetu, A., & Hals, J. (2016). Practical performances of MPC for wave energy converters. I C. G. Soares (red.), Progress in Renewable Energies Offshore: proceedings of renew 2016, 2nd international conference on renewable energies offshore (s. 453-462). Croydon: CRC Press.
Ferri, Francesco ; Tetu, Amelie ; Hals, J. / Practical performances of MPC for wave energy converters. Progress in Renewable Energies Offshore: proceedings of renew 2016, 2nd international conference on renewable energies offshore. red. / C. Guedes Soares. Croydon : CRC Press, 2016. s. 453-462
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Ferri, F, Tetu, A & Hals, J 2016, Practical performances of MPC for wave energy converters. i CG Soares (red.), Progress in Renewable Energies Offshore: proceedings of renew 2016, 2nd international conference on renewable energies offshore. CRC Press, Croydon, s. 453-462, International Conference on Renewable Energies Offshore, Lisbon, Portugal, 24/10/2016.

Practical performances of MPC for wave energy converters. / Ferri, Francesco; Tetu, Amelie; Hals, J.

Progress in Renewable Energies Offshore: proceedings of renew 2016, 2nd international conference on renewable energies offshore. red. / C. Guedes Soares. Croydon : CRC Press, 2016. s. 453-462.

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