• A comparison between optimization algorithms applied to offshore crane design using an online crane prototyping tool 

      Hameed, Ibrahim; Bye, Robin Trulssen; Osen, Ottar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Offshore crane design requires the configuration of a large set of design parameters in a manner that meets customers’ demands and operational requirements, which makes it a very tedious, time-consuming and expensive process ...
    • A computer-automated design tool for intelligent virtual prototyping of offshore cranes 

      Bye, Robin Trulssen; Osen, Ottar; Pedersen, Birger Skogeng (Chapter, 2015)
      In close collaboration with the maritime industry, virtual prototyping with maritime application has been an important research topic for Aalesund University College for some years. In this paper, we describe the development ...
    • A Game-based Learning Framework for Controlling Brain-Actuated Wheelchairs 

      Hjørungdal, Rolf-Magnus; Sanfilippo, Filippo; Osen, Ottar; Rutle, Adrian; Bye, Robin Trulssen (Chapter, 2016)
      Paraplegia is a disability caused by impairment in motor or sensory functions of the lower limbs. Most paraplegic subjects use mechanical wheelchairs for their movement, however, patients with reduced upper limb functionality ...
    • A Low Cost USV for Aqua Farm Inspection 

      Osen, Ottar; Havnegjerde, Albert; Kamsvåg, Vegard; Liavåg, Sveinung; Bye, Robin Trulssen (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      This paper describes the rapid prototyping of a low cost remotely controlled unmanned surface vessel (USV) intended for inspection of aqua farms. There is an increased focus on inspection of ocean-based aqua farms due to ...
    • A Novel Low Cost ROV for Aquaculture Application 

      Osen, Ottar; Sandvik, Rolf-Inge; Berge Trygstad, Jørgen; Rogne, Vegard; Zhang, Houxiang (Chapter, 2017)
      Marine aquaculture is deeply rooted in Norwegian national economics and traditions, especially in the MØre og Romsdal region. This paper presents the development of a novel ROV for aquaculture inspection in marine application ...
    • a simulation model for power management in hybrid ships 

      Sorte, Nora (Bachelor thesis, 2020)
      Målet for dette prosjektet var å lage en grunnleggende Simulink modell som kan brukes til å simulere kraftproduksjonen i et skip som har både batterier og dieselelektriske generatorer. Jeg begynte med å lage en veldig ...
    • A Software Framework For Intelligent Computer-Automated Product Design 

      Bye, Robin Trulssen; Osen, Ottar; Pedersen, Birger Skogeng; Hameed, Ibrahim; Schaathun, Hans Georg (Chapter, 2016)
      For many years, NTNU in Ålesund (formerly Aalesund University College) has maintained a close relationship with the maritime industrial cluster, centred in the surrounding geographical region, thus acting as a hub for both ...
    • An intelligent winch prototyping tool 

      Bye, Robin Trulssen; Osen, Ottar; Rekdalsbakken, Webjørn; Pedersen, Birger Skogeng; Hameed, Ibrahim (Chapter, 2017)
      In this paper we present a recently developed intelligent winch prototyping tool for optimising the design of maritime winches, continuing our recent line of work using artificial intelligence for intelligent computer-automated ...
    • Data-Driven Maritime Processes Management Using Executable Models 

      Richta, Tomáš; Wang, Hao; Osen, Ottar; Styve, Arne; Janoušek, Vladimír (Journal article, 2018)
      In this paper we describe a decision support system for maritime traffic and operations, based on formal models and driven by data from the environment. To handle the complexity of system description, we work with a ...
    • Fuel Saving in Coastal Areas: A Case Study of the Oslo Fjord 

      Hjelmervik, Karina Bakkeløkken; Schøyen, Halvor; Wang, Hao; Osen, Ottar (WMUSTUD;volume 6, Chapter, 2018)
      Fossil fuels such as marine diesel oil (MDO) account for a significant part of the shipping industry’s total operating costs and have a certain negative impact on the environment. Maritime transport emits around 1000 million ...
    • Grey wolf optimizer (GWO) for automated offshore Crane design 

      Hameed, Ibrahim; Bye, Robin Trulssen; Osen, Ottar (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      In this paper, a new meta-heuristic optimization algorithm called Grey Wolf Optimizer (GWO) is applied to offshore crane design. An offshore crane is a pedestal-mounted elevating and rotating lifting device used to transfer ...
    • Intelligent computer-automated crane design using an online crane prototyping tool 

      Hameed, Ibrahim; Bye, Robin Trulssen; Osen, Ottar; Pedersen, Birger Skogeng; Schaathun, Hans Georg (Chapter, 2016)
      In an accompanying paper submitted concurrently to this conference, we present our first complete version of a generic and modular software framework for intelligent computer-automated product design. The framework has ...
    • Laser assisted optical gap detection 

      Mjåland, Thomas; Strand, Sigurd (Bachelor thesis, 2019)
      Utvikling av et system for å detektere gap/skillet mellom pakker i et varehus ved hjelp av line-laser og kamera.
    • Measuring Container Port Complementarity and Substitutability with Automatic Identification System (AIS) Data – Studying the Inter-port Relationships in the Oslo Fjord Multi-port Gateway Region 

      Schøyen, Halvor; Hjelmervik, Karina Bakkeløkken; Wang, Hao; Osen, Ottar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      This paper considers the degree of competition among small and medium-sized container ports located in a multi-port gateway region. The level of port competition is evaluated by means of an analysis of the revealed preferences ...
    • Observasjons-ROV til Kystverket. 

      Skår, Morten Erling Strandman; Hellebostad, Christian Myklebust; Hellebostad, Anders Myklebust; Pedersen, Martin Strøm; Kvalsvik, Stephen Vegard Tarev; Øwre, Linn Kristin; Dittmann, Christian (Bachelor thesis, 2016)
      Hensikten med denne oppgaven er å utvikle et konsept til en kompakt og bærbar observasjons-ROV som kan bistå Kystverket med å inspisere sjømerker. ROV-en skal være lett å manøvrere, slik at inspeksjon og dokumentasjon kan ...
    • Observations and Reflections on Teaching Electrical and Computer Engineering Courses 

      Osen, Ottar; Bye, Robin Trulssen (Chapter, 2018)
      In this article, we make a number of observations and reflections based on our experience from many years of teaching courses in electrical and computer engineering bachelor programmes. We present important aspects of ...
    • On the development of laboratory projects in modern engineering education 

      Bye, Robin Trulssen; Osen, Ottar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Whilst a solid theoretical foundation is important in any undergraduate engineering program, practical exercises and educational laboratories play an equally vital role in educating knowledgeable and skillful engineers ...
    • On Usage Of EEG Brain Control For Rehabilitation Of Stroke Patients 

      Verplaetse, Tom; Sanfilippo, Filippo; Rutle, Adrian; Osen, Ottar; Bye, Robin Trulssen (Chapter, 2016)
      This paper demonstrates rapid prototyping of a stroke rehabilitation system consisting of an interactive 3D virtual reality computer game environment interfaced with an EEG headset for control and interaction using brain ...
    • Organizing data from industrial internet of things for maritime operations 

      Osen, Ottar; Wang, Hao; Hjelmervik, Karina Bakkeløkken; Schøyen, Halvor (Chapter, 2017)
      The enormous amount of data collected from different sources in an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) will have to be processed, analyzed, and visualized in a timely manner. In this paper, we present a strategy for ...
    • Pusserobot 

      Skavhellen, Nikolai Vestrheim; Farstad, Vegard Kvalvaag (Bachelor thesis, 2016)
      Formålet med oppgaven er å utforske muligheten for å automatisere pussestasjonen hos Sandella. Per idag pusses alle putene manuelt. For å pusse puten er det brukt en robot som pusser rundt kanten til puten. Det brukes et ...