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Paper presented at the The 30th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, October 11–16, 2020
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-20-1135
... coefficient wave energy converter wave surge converter wave field power capture equation wec device wave height Simulation of the wave evolution and power capture of an oscillating wave surge converter Daniela Benites-Munoz1, Luofeng Huang1, Enrico Anderlini1, Jose Marín-López2, Giles Thomas1...
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Paper presented at the The 30th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, October 11–16, 2020
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-20-1141
... ABSTRACT The objective of this study is to discuss the hydrodynamic performance of a wave energy converter using floating panels. A scale model was built in the laboratory at Hohai University, and then was employed to investigate the performance of developed wave energy device. In the physical...
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Paper presented at the The 30th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, October 11–16, 2020
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-20-1133
... ABSTRACT In this paper, we instigate numerically the performance of an oblate spheroidal heaving Wave Energy Converter (WEC). The diffraction/radiation problems are solved in the frequency domain by utilizing the conventional boundary integral equation method. This method is, initially...
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Paper presented at the The 30th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, October 11–16, 2020
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-20-1198
... ABSTRACT Due to the energy crisis and green-house effect, offshore renewable energy is attracting more attention in the world. Various offshore renewable energy systems such as floating offshore wind turbines (FOWTs), wave energy converters (WECs), have been developed. To increase the power...
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Paper presented at the The 30th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, October 11–16, 2020
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-20-1138
... ABSTRACT Multi-mode wave energy converters can generate power from multiple degrees-of-freedom, allowing them to harvest more energy than a converter operating in heave only. However, the control of these devices is complicated due to strong hydrodynamic coupling between the various degrees...
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Paper presented at the The 30th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, October 11–16, 2020
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-20-1280
..., there is no wave energy converter reaching commercial stage due to its high levelised cost of energy (LCOE). There is one of the ways to move a step forward by improving the power absorption efficiency under real-time control. By controlling the force exerted from PTO system, such as latching control...
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Paper presented at the The 29th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, June 16–21, 2019
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-19-009
... ABSTRACT Mathematical models are essential for effective design of wave energy converters, and hence to achieve economic viability and industrial feasibility. Despite the fact that the wave energy field is at least 45 years old, there is still a clear lack of standardization of modelling...
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Paper presented at the The 29th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, June 16–21, 2019
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-19-070
... ABSTRACT Resonance of float has a significant role for generating high energy output extracted from waves, especially for heave motion wave energy converter. In the paper resonance and related dynamic characteristic have been investigated for five float shapes under deep water waves...
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Paper presented at the The 29th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, June 16–21, 2019
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-19-733
... ABSTRACT This paper presents the numerical analysis and optimization of the wave energy converter, Sea Wave Energy Extraction Device (SeaWEED), which is considered an improved attenuator consisting of four modules connected by rigid truss structures. A potential-flow based frequency-domain...
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Paper presented at the The 29th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, June 16–21, 2019
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-19-704
... ABSTRACT The influence of different mooring components on the motion of a simple, floating structure is investigated against the background of the motion behavior of a floating wave energy converter. The requirements for floating wave energy converters' mooring systems differ from those...
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Paper presented at the The 29th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, June 16–21, 2019
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-19-207
... ABSTRACT The Oscillating Water Column (OWC) device is recognized as one of the most promising Wave Energy Converters (WECs) for its high efficiency and structural simplicity. Dual-chamber OWC-WEC has been considered as the one with more apparent advantage of capturing wave energy than...
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Paper presented at the The 29th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, June 16–21, 2019
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-19-011
... ABSTRACT This paper presents a numerical study of a simplified wave energy converter (WEC) with and without a moon-pool under focused wave conditions and the work presented corresponds to a contribution to the CCP-WSI Blind Test Series 3. The numerical model applies the overset mesh technique...
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Paper presented at the The 29th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, June 16–21, 2019
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-19-033
... ABSTRACT Accurate prediction of the motion of a wave energy converter and the loads acting on it is of great significance in the design procedure. In this work, the interaction between focused waves and a hemispherical-bottomed buoy is simulated using the in-house CFD solver naoe-FOAM-SJTU...
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Paper presented at the The 29th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, June 16–21, 2019
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-19-552
... ABSTRACT To achieve a better utilization of ocean space and energy, three integrated concepts of column-type wind turbine and heave-type wave energy converter (WEC) have been proposed, for deep, intermediate and shallow water depth conditions, respectively. The wave energy devices...
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Paper presented at the The 29th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, June 16–21, 2019
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-19-517
... ABSTRACT This work presents results of power hardware in the loop testing of wave energy conversion. The wave energy converter (WEC) developed at Uppsala University is a point absorber equipped with a direct driven linear generator power take off. The hydrodynamic model of the WEC...
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Paper presented at the The 29th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, June 16–21, 2019
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-19-359
... of the different wave energy converter (WEC) types is assessed, and it is discussed if there is a possibility for WECs to match the levelized cost of energy (LCOE) for offshore wind. Offshore power plant-sized wave parks can develop into a viable solution by using large-scale WECs - eventually in combination...
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Paper presented at the The 29th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, June 16–21, 2019
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-19-518
... ABSTRACT The motion of a Wave Energy Converter (WEC) can be described in terms of an integro-differential equation, which involves a convolution operator. This convolution term accounts for the effect of radiation forces acting on the device, and represents a computational and representational...
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Paper presented at the The 29th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, June 16–21, 2019
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-19-408
... of the failure of wave energy converters (WECs) to converge to a single optimal design, though this can be viewed as both a cause and an effect (see following section). In 2016, O'Hagan et al. highlighted that "more than 50 types of WECs have been designed, but less than 20% have reached full-scale prototype...
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Paper presented at the The 29th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, June 16–21, 2019
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-19-509
... ABSTRACT The nonlinear dynamic behavior of asymmetric Wave Energy Converter (WEC) constrained in pitch motion is studied on a 1/11 model-scale based on numerical and experimental method in regular wave fields. The geometry of the WEC is adopted based on Salter's duck mechanism. The numerical...
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Paper presented at the The 28th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, June 10–15, 2018
Paper Number: ISOPE-I-18-618
... ABSTRACT Prediction of the hydrodynamic efficiency of a Wave Energy Converter (WEC) device is crucial to evaluate the design and the concept of the device. Experimental and numerical techniques are the main tools currently available for WEC designers; however, these techniques are still costly...

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