Dynamics, Synchronization and Control of Parametric Pendulums
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In this work the dynamics and synchronization of the coupled parametric pendulums system is examined with a view to its application for wave energy extraction. The system consisting of two parametric pendulums on a common support has been modeled and its response studied numerically, with a main focus on synchronized rotation. Different methods of controlling the response the pendulums have been introduced and compared. Numerical results have been verified in experimental studies.
KeywordsParametric pendulum Synchronization of pendulums Delayed feedback control
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