WP1 Drives

Work-package leader: Prof. Torben Ole Andersen, AAU and Associate Professor Morten Kjeld Ebbesen, UiA.

The following work-packages are currently running:

WP1.5 Energy Saving Potential in Knuckle Boom Cranes Using a Novel Pump Controlled Cylinder Drive. PhD Candidate Søren Ketelsen at AAU, started Q4, 2017.
WP1.6 Energy Efficient Offshore Hydraulic Systems with focus on linear Actuation. PhD Candidate Wei Zhao, started at UiA, Q4-2020.
WP1.7 Energy Efficient Offshore Hydraulic Systems with focus on rotary Actuation. PhD Candidate Thomas Farsakoglou. Started at AAU, Q4-2020.

Completed:
WP1.2 Using Digital Hydraulics in Secondary Control of Motor Drive. PhD Candidate Sondre Nordås at UiA, started March 2016. PhD thesis submitted on December 15, 2019. Title of the thesis: Using Digital Hydraulics in Secondary Control of Motor Drive.
WP1.3 Using Digital Hydraulics in Secondary Control of Cylinder Drive. PhD candidate Viktor Hristov Donkov, Started at AAU, Q1-2017. Thesis defended on January 15, 2021.
WP1.4 Electrical and Electrohydraulic Linear Actuators. PhD Candidate Daniel Hagen at UiA, started on May 2, 2016. PhD thesis submitted on April 7, 2020. Title of the thesis: Improving Energy Efficiency and Motion Control in Load-Carrying Applications using Self-Contained Cylinders.
WP1.8 Energy Efficient Offshore Hydraulic Systems with focus on Digital Valve Technology and AI. Post.Doc Viktor H. Donkov, Started at AAU Q3-2020. Thesis defended on January 15, 2021.