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The Airborne Wind Energy Group

List of Publications

AUTHOR TITLE JOURNAL/CONFERENCE YEAR
(01)Article
T. A. Wood, H. Hesse, R. S. Smith Predictive Control of Autonomous Kites in Tow Test Experiments IEEE Control Systems Letters, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 110-115 Jul 2017
M. Polzin, T. A. Wood, H. Hesse, R. S. Smith State Estimation for Kite Power Systems with Delayed Sensor Measurements IFAC World Congress, Toulouse, France Jul 2017
T. A. Wood, E. Ahbe, H. Hesse, R. S. Smith Predictive Guidance Control for Autonomous Kites with Input Delay IFAC World Congress, Toulouse, France Jul 2017
T. A. Wood, M. Kamgarpour Automaton-Based Stochastic Control for Navigation of Emergency Rescuers in Buildings IEEE Multi-Conference on Systems and Control, Buenos Aires, Argentina, pp. 587-592 Sep 2016
A. Zgraggen, L. Fagiano, M. Morari Automatic Retraction and Full-Cycle Operation for a Class of Airborne Wind Energy Generators IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 594-608, [OC:03416] Mar 2016
H. Hesse, R. Palacios Dynamic Load Alleviation in Wake Vortex Encounters AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Accepted for publication (8-June-2015) 2015
T. A. Wood, H. Hesse, A. Zgraggen, R. S. Smith Model-Based Flight Path Planning and Tracking for Tethered Wings IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, pp. 6712-6717 Dec 2015
A. Millane, H. Hesse, T. A. Wood, R. S. Smith Range-Inertial Estimation for Airborne Wind Energy IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Osaka, Japan, pp. 455-460 Dec 2015
T. A. Wood, H. Hesse, A. Zgraggen, R. S. Smith Model-Based Identification and Control of the Velocity Vector Orientation for Autonomous Kites American Control Conference, Chicago, IL, pp. 2377-2382 Jul 2015
B.F. Ng, R. Palacios, E.C. Kerrigan, J.M.R. Graham, H. Hesse Aerodynamic Load Control in HAWT with Combined Aeroelastic Tailoring and Trailing-Edge Flaps Wind Energy Feb 2015
L. Fagiano, Khanh Huynh, B. Bamieh, M. Khammash On sensor fusion for airborne wind energy generators IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 930-943 2014
A. Zgraggen, L. Fagiano, M. Morari On Modeling and Control of the Retraction Phase for Airborne Wind Energy Systems IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Los Angeles, USA, pp. 5686-5691 Dec 2014
H. Hesse, R. Palacios Reduced-Order Aeroelastic Models for Dynamics of Maneuvering Flexible Aircraft AIAA Journal, vol. 52, no. 8 Aug 2014
A. Zgraggen, L. Fagiano, M. Morari Automatic Retraction Phase of Airborne Wind Energy Systems IFAC World Congress on Automatic Control, Cape Town, South Africa, pp. 5826-5831 Aug 2014
A. Zgraggen, L. Fagiano, M. Morari Real-Time Optimization and Adaptation of the Crosswind Flight of Tethered Wings for Airborne Wind Energy IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 434-448 Jul 2014
L. Fagiano, A. Zgraggen, M. Morari, M. Khammash Automatic crosswind flight of tethered wings for airborne wind energy: modeling, control design and experimental results IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 1433-1447 Jul 2014
B.F. Ng, H. Hesse, R. Palacios, E.C. Kerrigan, J.M.R. Graham Efficient Aeroservoelastic Modeling and Control using Trailing-Edge Flaps of Wind Turbines UKACC International Conference on Control, Loughborough, UK Jul 2014
B.F. Ng, H. Hesse, R. Palacios, J.M.R. Graham, E.C. Kerrigan Aeroservoelastic state-space vortex lattice modeling and load alleviation of wind turbine blades Wind Energy Apr 2014
R.J.S. Simpson, R. Palacios, H. Hesse, P.J. Goulart Predictive Control for Alleviation of Gust Loads on Very Flexible Aircraft AIAA Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, National Harbor, USA Jan 2014
B.F. Ng, H. Hesse, R. Palacios, J.M.R. Graham, E.C. Kerrigan Model-based Aeroservoelastic Design and Load Alleviation of Large Wind Turbines ASME Wind Energy Symposium and AIAA Science and Technology Forum, National Harbor, USA Jan 2014
A. Zgraggen, L. Fagiano, M. Morari On Real-Time Optimization of Airborne Wind Energy Generators IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Florence, Italy, pp. 385-390 Dec 2013
L. Fagiano, Andrew R. Teel Generalized terminal state constraint for model predictive control Automatica, vol. 49, no. 9, pp. 2622-2631 Sep 2013
L. Fagiano, A. Zgraggen, M. Khammash, M. Morari Automatic control of tethered wings for airborne wind energy: design and experimental results European Control Conference (ECC), Zürich, Switzerland, pp. 992-997 Jul 2013
M. Tanaskovic, L. Fagiano, R. S. Smith, M. Morari Adaptive model predictive control for constrained MIMO systems 11th IFAC International Workshop on Adaptation and Learning in Control and Signal Processing (ALCOSP 2013), Caen, France, pp. 39-44 Jul 2013
L. Fagiano, A. Zgraggen, M. Khammash, M. Morari On control of tethered wings for airborne wind energy American Control Conference, Washington, DC, USA, pp. 1430-1435 Jun 2013
H. Hesse, R. Palacios Reduced-Order Aeroelastic Models for the Dynamics of Manoeuvring Flexible Aircraft International Forum of Aeroelasticity and Structural Dynamics, Bristol, UK Jun 2013
H. Hesse, R. Palacios Consistent Structural Linearisation in Flexible-Body Dynamics with Large Rigid-Body Motion Computers & Structures, vol. 110-111 Nov 2012
Book Chapter
L. Fagiano, A. Zgraggen, M. Morari On Modeling, Filtering and Automatic Control of Flexible Tethered Wings for Airborne Wind Energy: pp. 167-180, Book Title: Airborne Wind Energy, Series Title: Green Energy and Technology 2014
(03)Ph.D. Thesis
A. Zgraggen Automatic Power Cycles for Airborne Wind Energy Generators Oct 2014
(06)Talk
R. H. Luchsinger, D. Aregger, D. Costa, F. Gohl, J. Heilmann, H. Hesse, C. Houle, T. A. Wood, R. S. Smith Closing the Gap: Pumping Cycle Kite Power with TwingPower Airborne Wind Energy Conference (AWEC), Delft, Netherlands Jun 2015
H. Hesse, T. A. Wood, A. Millane, A. Zgraggen, R. S. Smith Autonomous Pumping Cycles of Tethered Wings Airborne Wind Energy Conference (AWEC), Delft, Netherlands Jun 2015
D. Aregger, H. Hesse, F. Gohl, J. Heilmann, C. Houle, R. S. Smith, R. H. Luchsinger Hardware in the loop based testing for autonomous airborne wind energy systems Airborne Wind Energy Conference (AWEC), Delft, Netherlands Jun 2015
(13)Semester/Bachelor Thesis
M. Polzin A Novel Visual Motion Tracker for State Estimation in Airborne Wind Energy Semester Thesis, FS15 (10407) Jul 2015
N. de Palézieux dit Falconnet Model Analysis for Control of Autonomous Kites Semester Thesis, FS14 (10346) Jul 2014
(12)Diploma/Master Thesis
A. Millane Sensor Fusion for Airborne Wind Energy Estimation Master Thesis, FS14 (10364) Apr 2015
(17)Poster
M. Polzin, H. Hesse, T. A. Wood, R. S. Smith Visual Motion Tracking for Estimation of Kite Dynamics Airborne Wind Energy Conference (AWEC), Delft, Netherlands Jun 2015