• 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Gangway docking assistant 

      Solberg, Thorbjørn; Pedersen, Birger Skogeng (Bachelor thesis, 2015)
      Gangways are a common facility to transport personnel in offshore operations. Docking the gangways is challenging, and system developers of Uptime International gangways, ICD Software, desires a system to assist the ...
    • 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 ...
    • Parameterization and Visualization of Marine Crane Concept Design 

      Chu, Yingguang; Pedersen, Birger Skogeng; Zhang, Houxiang (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      The paper presents a flexible and lightweight fast prototyping approach for marine crane concept design based on WebGL. The goal is to develop a user-friendly tool that facilitates the communication between designers, ...
    • Virtual Prototyping for Maritime Winch Design and Operations based on Functional Mock-up Interface Co-simulation 

      Chu, Yingguang; Pedersen, Birger Skogeng; Zhang, Houxiang (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Modern winch systems have become increasingly complex with hybrid power systems, intelligent control systems, and lightweight synthetic cables with complicated traction and handling mechanisms. During the early design ...