Modern Crane Control Enhancements

by Jeffrey T. Hubbell, Casper, Phillips & Associates, Tacoma, United States,
Bruce Koch, Casper, Phillips & Associates, Tacoma, United States,
Dennis McCormick, Casper, Phillips & Associates, Tacoma, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Ports '92

Abstract: Terminal operators are continually looking for innovative ways to enhance the productivity and safety of their container cranes. This paper discusses examples of control enhancements that can achieve these objectives and crane power requirements. Control system fundamentals are also briefly discussed.

Subject Headings: Cranes | Control systems | Innovation | Safety | Container shipping | Ports and harbors | Structural systems | Structural control

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