The following publications contain experimental results from the Motion Lab:

Alexander Sterk-Hansen, Bjørn H. H. Saghaug, Daniel Hagen and Faisal Aftab, “A ROS 2 and TwinCAT Based Digital Twin Framework for Mechatronics Systems”, The 11th International Conference on Control, Mechatronics and Automation (ICCMA), November 01-03, 2023,

Ronny Landsverk, Jing Zhou and Daniel Hagen, “Antiswing Control and Trajectory Planning for Offshore Cranes”, Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), October 16-19, 2023, 

Dipendra Subedi, Ilya Tyapin, Teodor Nilsen Aune and Geir Hovland, “Static Deflection Compensation of Multi-Link Flexible Manipulators Under Gravity”, IEEE Access, 2022,

Dipendra Subedi, Ilya Tyapin and Geir Hovland: ”Dynamic Modeling of Planar Multi-Link Flexible Manipulators”, MDPI Robotics, May 2021,

Dipendra Subedi, Ilya Tyapin and Geir Hovland, “Control of Redundant Flexible Manipulators with Redundancy Resolution”, The 8th Intl. Conf. Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering, Munich, Germany, February 10-12, 2022.

Ajit Jha, Ilya Tyapin and Geir Hovland, “Camera-Lidar Data Fusion for Autonomous Mooring Operation”, IEEE ICIEA, Kristiansand, June 21-25, 2020,

Ajit Jha, Dipendra Subedi, Per-Ove Løvsland, Ilya Tyapin, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, Baltasar Beferull-Lozano and Geir Hovland, “Autonomous mooring towards autonomous maritime navigation and offshore operations”, IEEE ICIEA, Kristiansand, June 21-25, 2020,

Knut Berg Kaldestad and Geir Hovland, “Laser Triangulation 3D Point Cloud Sensor with Long Range and Large Field of View”, IEEE ICIEA, Kristiansand, June 21-25, 2020,

Ronny Landsverk, Jing Zhou and Geir Hovland, “Modeling of Offshore Crane and Marine Craft in Wave Motion”, IEEE ICIEA, Kristiansand, June 21-25, 2020,

Daniel Hagen and Damiano Padovani, “A method for smoothly disengaging the load-holding valves of energy-efficient electro-hydraulic systems”, 1st International Electronic Conference on Actuator Technology: Materials, Devices and Applications,

Atle Aalerud and Geir Hovland, “Evaluation of Perception Latencies in a Human-Robot Collaborative Environment”, ICRA 2020, Paris, France,

Dipendra Subedi, Ilya Tyapin and Geir Hovland, “Modeling and Analysis of Flexible Bodies Using Lumped Parameter Method”, 2020 IEEE 11th International Conference on Mechanical and Intelligent Manufacturing Technologies (ICMIMT 2020), January 20-22, 2020, Cape Town, South Africa.

Sondre Sanden Tørdal and Geir Hovland, “Ship-to-Ship State Observer using Sensor Fusion and the Extended Kalman Filter”, ASME Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, 2018,

Sondre Sanden Tørdal, Jan Thomas Olsen and Geir Hovland, “The Norwegian Motion Lab”, MIC, Vol. 39, No. 3, 2018, doi:10.4173/mic.2018.3.5

Olav Heng and Sondre Sanden Tørdal, “Calibration of the Norwegian Motion Laboratory using Conformal Geometric Algebra”, in Computer Graphics International, ENGAGE Workshop, 2017.

Sondre Sanden Tørdal and Geir Hovland, “Inverse Kinematic Control of an Industrial Robot used in Vessel-to-Vessel Motion Compensation”, Proc. 25th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED), July 2017, doi:10.1109/MED.2017.7984313

Sondre Sanden Tørdal, Witold Pawlus and Geir Hovland, “Real-time 6-DOF Vessel-to-Vessel Motion Compensation Using Laser Tracker”, MTS/IEEE OCEANS Conference, 2017, Aberdeen.

Sondre Sanden Tørdal and Geir Hovland, “Relative Vessel Motion Tracking using Sensor Fusion, Aruco Markers, and MRU Sensors”, MIC, Vol 38, No. 2, 2017.

Sondre Sanden Tørdal, Geir Hovland and Ilya Tyapin, “Efficient Implementation of Inverse Kinematics on a 6-DOF Industrial Robot using Conformal Geometric Algebra”, Advances in Applied Clifford Algebras, Springer, 2016.

Sondre Sanden Tørdal, Per Ove Løvsland and Geir Hovland, “Testing of Wireless Sensor Performance in Vessel-to-Vessel Motion Compensation”, IECON 2016, Italy.

N. Luxcey, S. Fouques, G. Hovland, J. Jin, W. Kauczynski, S. Reinholdtsen and T. Sauder, “Influence Of Wave-Induced Skid Motions On The Launch Of Free-Fall Skid Lifeboats From Floating Hosts: Experimental And Numerical Investigations”, Proc. 33rd Intl. Conf. on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE2014), San Francisco, June 2014.