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Hydrodynamic and control optimization for a heaving point absorber wave energy converter (2019)
Thesis
Jin, S. (2019). Hydrodynamic and control optimization for a heaving point absorber wave energy converter. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4221763

The thesis aims at studying the non-linear performance of a designed 1/50 scale point absorber wave energy converter (PAWEC) in heave motion. In particular, designs of the PAWEC geometry and control strategy are considered to optimize the power captu... Read More about Hydrodynamic and control optimization for a heaving point absorber wave energy converter.

Fault-tolerant load reduction control for large offshore wind turbines (2019)
Thesis
Liu, Y. (2019). Fault-tolerant load reduction control for large offshore wind turbines. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4270015

Offshore wind turbines suffer from asymmetrical loading (blades, tower etc.), leading to enhanced structural fatigue. As well as asymmetrical loading different types of faults (pitch system faults etc.) can occur simultaneously, causing degradation o... Read More about Fault-tolerant load reduction control for large offshore wind turbines.

Study of scale modelling, verification and control of a heaving point absorber wave energy converter (2017)
Thesis
Guo, B. (2017). Study of scale modelling, verification and control of a heaving point absorber wave energy converter. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4220352

This study focuses on scale modelling of a heaving Point Absorber Wave Energy Converter (PAWEC), model verification via wave tank tests and power maximisation control development. Starting from the boundary element method simulation of the wave-PAWEC... Read More about Study of scale modelling, verification and control of a heaving point absorber wave energy converter.

Robust model-based fault estimation and fault-tolerant control : towards an integration (2017)
Thesis
Lan, J. (2017). Robust model-based fault estimation and fault-tolerant control : towards an integration. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4219844

To maintain robustly acceptable system performance, fault estimation (FE) is adopted to reconstruct fault signals and a fault-tolerant control (FTC) controller is employed to compensate for the fault effects. The inevitably existing system and estima... Read More about Robust model-based fault estimation and fault-tolerant control : towards an integration.

Study of power plant, carbon capture and transport network through dynamic modelling and simulation (2015)
Thesis
Oko, E. (2015). Study of power plant, carbon capture and transport network through dynamic modelling and simulation. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4216833

The unfavourable role of CO₂ in stimulating climate change has generated concerns as CO₂ levels in the atmosphere continue to increase. As a result, it has been recommended that coal-fired power plants which are major CO₂ emitters should be operated... Read More about Study of power plant, carbon capture and transport network through dynamic modelling and simulation.

Predictive control approaches to fault tolerant control of wind turbines (2014)
Thesis
Feng, X. (2014). Predictive control approaches to fault tolerant control of wind turbines. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4216343

This thesis focuses on active fault tolerant control (AFTC) of wind turbine systems. Faults in wind turbine systems can be in the form of sensor faults, actuator faults, or component faults. These faults can occur in different locations, such as the... Read More about Predictive control approaches to fault tolerant control of wind turbines.

Observer based active fault tolerant control of descriptor systems (2013)
Thesis
Shi, F. (2013). Observer based active fault tolerant control of descriptor systems. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4214916

The active fault tolerant control (AFTC) uses the information provided by fault detection and fault diagnosis (FDD) or fault estimation (FE) systems offering an opportunity to improve the safety, reliability and survivability for complex modern syste... Read More about Observer based active fault tolerant control of descriptor systems.

Fault tolerant control for nonlinear aircraft based on feedback linearization (2013)
Thesis
Tang, Y. (2013). Fault tolerant control for nonlinear aircraft based on feedback linearization. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4214935

The thesis concerns the fault tolerant flight control (FTFC) problem for nonlinear aircraft by making use of analytical redundancy. Considering initially fault-free flight, the feedback linearization theory plays an important role to provide a baseli... Read More about Fault tolerant control for nonlinear aircraft based on feedback linearization.

Unknown input observer approaches to robust fault diagnosis (2013)
Thesis
Sun, X. (2013). Unknown input observer approaches to robust fault diagnosis. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4214961

This thesis focuses on the development of the model-based fault detection and isolation /fault detection and diagnosis (FDI/FDD) techniques using the unknown input observer (UIO) methodology. Using the UI de-coupling philosophy to tackle the robustne... Read More about Unknown input observer approaches to robust fault diagnosis.

Robust de-centralized control and estimation for inter-connected systems (2013)
Thesis
Larbah, E. Y. (2013). Robust de-centralized control and estimation for inter-connected systems. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4214769

The thesis is concerned with the theoretical development of the control of inter-connected systems to achieve the whole overall stability and specific performance. A special included feature is the Fault-Tolerant Control (FTC) problem for the inter-c... Read More about Robust de-centralized control and estimation for inter-connected systems.

Decentralized sliding mode control and estimation for large-scale systems (2013)
Thesis
Huang, Z. (2013). Decentralized sliding mode control and estimation for large-scale systems. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4214592

This thesis concerns the development of an approach of decentralised robust control and estimation for large scale systems (LSSs) using robust sliding mode control (SMC) and sliding mode observers (SMO) theory based on a linear matrix inequality (LMI... Read More about Decentralized sliding mode control and estimation for large-scale systems.

Active fault-tolerant control of nonlinear systems with wind turbine application (2012)
Thesis
Shaker, M. S. (2012). Active fault-tolerant control of nonlinear systems with wind turbine application. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4214129

The thesis concerns the theoretical development of Active Fault-Tolerant Control (AFTC) methods for nonlinear system via T-S multiple-modelling approach. The thesis adopted the estimation and compensation approach to AFTC within a tracking control fr... Read More about Active fault-tolerant control of nonlinear systems with wind turbine application.

Observer-based robust fault estimation for fault-tolerant control (2012)
Thesis
Nie, C. (2012). Observer-based robust fault estimation for fault-tolerant control. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4214151

A control system is fault-tolerant if it possesses the capability of optimizing the system stability and admissible performance subject to bounded faults, complexity and modeling uncertainty. Based on this definition this thesis is concerned with the... Read More about Observer-based robust fault estimation for fault-tolerant control.

On-line estimation approaches to fault-tolerant control of uncertain systems (2009)
Thesis
Klinkhieo, S. (2009). On-line estimation approaches to fault-tolerant control of uncertain systems. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4209144

This thesis is concerned with fault estimation in Fault-Tolerant Control (FTC) and as such involves the joint problem of on-line estimation within an adaptive control system. The faults that are considered are significant uncertainties affecting the... Read More about On-line estimation approaches to fault-tolerant control of uncertain systems.

Model based methods for sensor fault-tolerant control of rail vehicle traction (1998)
Thesis
Bennett, S. (1998). Model based methods for sensor fault-tolerant control of rail vehicle traction. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4212732

This thesis explores the application of modem fault-detection methods to electric rail traction drives. Such drives consist of three main components, induction motors, power inverters and the control system. The power electronics are relatively simpl... Read More about Model based methods for sensor fault-tolerant control of rail vehicle traction.