Parametric study of ship maneuverability in laterally restricted waters: Stochastic control approach

  • Y. Yavin
  • T. Miloh
  • G. Zilman
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A stochastic control approach is used in a parametric study of ship maneuverability in a restricted channel of prescribed geometry. A realistic method, based on some empirical data, is used for the mathematical modelling of the ship motion in deep water.

Key Words

Ship maneuverability restricted waterways stochastic optimal control 


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Yavin
    • 1
  • T. Miloh
    • 2
  • G. Zilman
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratory for Decision and Control, Department of Electrical and Electronic EngineeringUniversity of PretoriaPretoriaSouth Africa
  2. 2.Department of Fluid Mechanics and Heat TransferTel-Aviv UniversityTel-AvivIsrael

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