A Tighter Watch Circle at Higher Speeds

AuthorsHughes, G., Harris, R. and Quadvlieg, F.H.H.A.
Conference/JournalDynamic Positioning Conference, Houston
DateOct 7, 2008

This paper discusses the initial development and successful testing of an innovative approach using cycloidal propellers to achieve the objectives of what we call Close-In Precision (CIP) DP, as well as the current development of a wave feed forward (WFF) technology that has broader application in any existing DP architecture.

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