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Modeling an Testing of a Two-buoy Heaving Wave Energy Converter

Van Ngoc Phung and The Ba Dang and Van Duc Nguyen (2016) Modeling an Testing of a Two-buoy Heaving Wave Energy Converter. In: International Conference on Engineering Mechanics and Automation (ICEMA), 25-27 July 2016, Hanoi, Vietnam. (In Press)

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Abstract

A design of a two-buoy small scale point absorber was built and tested in July 2016 on West Lake. The tests were aimed at performance characterization and validation of a linear dynamics model. The coefficients used in the model are obtained through a combination of bench-top and tank-side experiment. The device produced an average of 40W from waves of 35 cm height and frequencies between 0.6-0.8Hz. The experimental results compare reasonably well with the numerical model. However, there is a significant amount of scatter in the experimental values which was attributed to various sources

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects:Engineering Mechanics
ID Code:2367
Deposited By: �ặng Thế Ba
Deposited On:31 Dec 2016 09:56
Last Modified:31 Dec 2016 09:56

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