• Direct training of robots using a positional deviation sensor 

      Dessen, Fredrik (Doktor ingeniøravhandling;1988:33, Doctoral thesis, 1988)
      A device and system for physically guiding a manipulator through its task is described. The device consists of inductive, contact-free positional deviation sensors, enabling the rcbot to track a motion marker. Factors ...
    • Nonlinear modelling and control of underwater vehicles 

      Fossen, Thor Inge (Dr. ingeniøravhandling, 0809-103X; 1999:39, Doctoral thesis, 1991)
    • Modelling and control of submerged-arc ferrosilicon furnaces 

      Valderhaug, Aasgeir Mikael (Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 1992:83, Doctoral thesis, 1992)
    • Modelling and control of fluid flows and marine structures 

      Aamo, Ole Morten (Dr. ingeniøravhandling, 0809-103X; 2002:45, Doctoral thesis, 2002)
      The contributions of this thesis fall naturally into two main categories: Part I: Feedback control of fluid flows, and; Part II: Modelling and control of marine structures. Main Con tributions of Part I Part I presents ...
    • Acceleration Feedback in Dynamic Positioning 

      Lindegaard, Karl-Petter (Dr. ingeniøravhandling, 0809-103X; 2003:74, Doctoral thesis, 2003)
      This dissertation contains new results on the design of dynamic positioning (DP) systems for marine surface vessels. A positioned ship is continuously exposed to environmental disturbances, and the objective of the DP ...
    • Wheel Slip Control in ABS Brakes using Gain Scheduled Optimal Control with Constraints 

      Petersen, Idar (Dr. ingeniøravhandling, 0809-103X; 2003:43, Doctoral thesis, 2003)
      In a conventional antilock brake system (ABS), the wheel slip will oscillate around a "critical slip" within some given thresholds. This oscillation will have as side effects a noticeable vibration for the driver and ...
    • Observer Design for Mechanical Systems described by Semilinear Partial Differential Equations 

      Nguyen, Tu Duc (Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2004:86, Doctoral thesis, 2004)
      This doctoral thesis presents new analysis tool for observer design of flexible mechanical systems described by partial differential equations (PDEs). This work focuses especially on designing of natural observers. ...
    • Modeling and Control of Towed Seismic Cables 

      Türkyilmaz, Yilmaz (Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2004:23, Doctoral thesis, 2004)
      This doctoral thesis presents new results on modeling and control of towed seismic cables. Nonlinear distributed-parameter mathematical models of the towed cables for large and small deflections are proposed. The equivalent ...
    • Nonlinear estimation and control in the iron ore pelletizing process: An application and analysis of the Extended Kalman Filter 

      Rapp, Knut (Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2004:94, Doctoral thesis, 2004)
      This thesis deals with estimation and control of the balling drums used in the iron ore pelletizing process. First a conceptually new control scheme for balling drums is proposed. In this control scheme a cluster of drums ...
    • DVL Velocity Aiding in the HUGIN 1000 Integrated Inertial Navigation System 

      Jalving, Bjørn; Gade, Kenneth; Svartveit, Kristian; Willumsen, Are Baardsgaard; Sørhagen, Robert (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2004)
      The RDI WHN-600 Doppler Velocity Log (DVL) is a key navigation sensor for the HUG1N 1000 Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV). HUGIN 1000 is designed for autonomous submerged operation for long periods of time. This is ...
    • Modular Pneumatic Snakerobot: 3D Modelling, Implementation and Control 

      Liljebäck, Pål; Stavdahl, Øyvind; Pettersen, Kristin Ytterstad (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2005)
      This paper gives a treatment of various aspects related to snake locomotion. A mathematical model and a physical implementation of a modular snake robot are presented. A control strategy is also developed, yielding a ...
    • Virtual Palpation Gripper 

      Ottermo, Maria Vatshaug (Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2006:95, Doctoral thesis, 2006)
      This thesis presents the design and performance of the Virtual Palpation Gripper, an early prototype of a remote palpation instrument intended for laparoscopic surgery. Psychophysical experiments related to this prototype ...
    • Design and simulation of a power gateway controller for connecting small scale electricity production units to the distribution network 

      Mawire, Margrate (Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2006:101, Doctoral thesis, 2006)
      Electricity markets have been opening up for more local production units, due to large transportation costs and large daily and seasonal load fluctuations. Even small scale producers are gradually getting permission to ...
    • Master Kontrollsekvens: Ormen Lange 

      Vik, Frode Haugland (Master thesis, 2007)
      Gjennom denne oppgaven vil leseren gjøres kjent med Ormen Lange landanlegg for produksjon av gass. I oppgaven presenteres bakgrunnsinformasjon for alle store hovedsystemer som inngår i forbindelse med oppstart av ...
    • Enhanced communication support between control room and field operation: Human communication and interaction 

      Berg, Håkon Nergaard (Master thesis, 2007)
      Communication between the field operator and the control room operator is vital for successful operation in the process industry. By reviewing models for human cognition and interpersonal communication and collaboration ...
    • Microcontroller based fluid flow and image control system for biochemical analysis 

      Kotsbak, Marius Bjørnstad (Master thesis, 2007)
      Jarle Kotsbak started started the company Kotsbak Consulting to test an idea he had of a method of sequencing DNA material, that is reading the contents of the string of genes in a DNA. The method is supposed to be much ...
    • Adaptive Observer for Bottomhole Pressure During Drilling 

      Stamnes, Øyvind Nistad (Master thesis, 2007)
      To satisfy the increasing petroleum consumption on a world wide basis there is a need to find new resources. As mature fields are drained, reservoir pressure falls, which again leads to tight pressure margins. To reduce ...
    • Quadrotor UAV: Design av styresystem og simulator 

      Kallestad, Siv Karin (Master thesis, 2007)
      I denne oppgaven er det utviklet et simuleringsprogram som gir en fremstilling av bevegelsen til et autonomt mini-helikopter, også populært kalt <>. Quadrotoren er utstyrt med fire rotorer i en symmetrisk konfigurasjon, ...
    • Eurobot 2007 Navigasjon 

      Knausgård, Kristian Muri (Master thesis, 2007)
      Eurobot Open er en internasjonal robotkonkurranse for autonome roboter, hvor studenter og uavhengige klubber fra hele verden kan delta. NTNU, representert ved Institutt for teknisk kybernetikk, har deltatt i samtlige ...
    • Optisk positurestimering for bevegelse i 5 frihetsgrader 

      Fjerdingen, Sigurd Aksnes (Master thesis, 2007)
      Fjerdingen fremla i 2006 en løsningsmetode for kamerabasert absolutt posisjonering for tre frihetsgrader, ved bruk av et referansemønster. Denne rapporten presenterer en løsningsmetode for fem frihetsgrader med tilsvarende ...