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Design of The Test Stand for Hydraulic Active Heave Compensation System

Arkadiusz Jakubowski / Arkadiusz Kubacki / Dominik Rybarczyk
Published Online: 2017-07-05 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/amtm-2017-0012


The article presented here described the design of a test stand for hydraulic active heave compensation system. The simulation of sea waves is realized by the use of hydraulic cylinder. A hydraulic motor is used for sea waves compensation. The hydraulic cylinder and the hydraulic motor are controlled by electrohydraulic servo valves. For the measurements Authors used displacement sensor and incremental encoder. Control algorithm is implemented on the PLC. The performed tests included hydraulic actuator and hydraulic motor step responses.

Keywords: Heave compensation; active heave; winch system; control systems; servo valve


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About the article

Received: 2017-03-14

Revised: 2017-06-14

Accepted: 2017-06-22

Published Online: 2017-07-05

Published in Print: 2017-01-26

Citation Information: Archives of Mechanical Technology and Materials, Volume 37, Issue 1, Pages 76–78, ISSN (Online) 2450-9469, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/amtm-2017-0012.

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