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A TOpti simulation for finding fuel saving by optimising propulsion control and power management

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A TOpti simulation for finding fuel saving by optimising propulsion control and power management. / Jaurola, Miikka; Hedin, Anders; Tikkanen, Seppo; Huhtala, Kalevi.

julkaisussa: Journal of Marine Science and Technology (Japan), 2019.

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Jaurola, Miikka ; Hedin, Anders ; Tikkanen, Seppo ; Huhtala, Kalevi. / A TOpti simulation for finding fuel saving by optimising propulsion control and power management. Julkaisussa: Journal of Marine Science and Technology (Japan). 2019.

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abstract = "The optimisation of load shares between parallel power sources is essential for fuel-efficient propulsion systems. A more complete power management problem can be formulated by including the propeller and its propulsion control. Not only does this allow for a reduction in the propeller load under the changing operating conditions of the vessel, but also it enables the minimisation of the machinery’s fuel consumption at load- and speed-dependent efficiency models. The need to optimise the design of the machinery in marine vessels has motivated the authors of the current article to develop a design tool for this purpose. The present case study gives an overview of the tool’s features and compares the optimal power management of a fishing boat with different propulsion control variants. Compared with a controllable pitch propeller, which is operated at a fixed speed, reductions in fuel consumption were achieved with reduced propeller speeds. The best fuel savings, approximately 11{\%}, were achieved using a two-speed gearbox with a controllable pitch propeller.",
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