This paper proposes a new method of estimating incident wave state. This method measures output currents from point absorber type wave energy converter and estimates state of the incident wave such as wave amplitude and wave period. The wave period and height are significant information to maximize the output power or the energy conversion efficiency. However, additional sensors are deployed to measure those information and it always involves cost and maintanance issues. This can be estimated using extended Kalman filter (EKF) by measuring generator output currents in α - β domain which does not require any other equipments. The simplified dynamic equation including the point absorber floater and linear generator inside the floater are derived since the Jacobian matrix of the system is required to perform the EKF algorithm. Finally a numerical example is provided to shoe the effectiveness of the proposed estimator.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of the SICE Annual Conference|
|Publisher||Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (SICE)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Publication status||Published - 2014 Oct 23|
|Event||2014 53rd Annual Conference of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers of Japan, SICE 2014 - Sapporo, Japan|
Duration: 2014 Sept 9 → 2014 Sept 12
|Name||Proceedings of the SICE Annual Conference|
|Other||2014 53rd Annual Conference of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers of Japan, SICE 2014|
|Period||14/9/9 → 14/9/12|
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© 2014 SICE.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Control and Systems Engineering
- Computer Science Applications
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering