Ocean Wave Energy Conversion

ISBN-10: 0486462455

ISBN-13: 9780486462455

Edition: 2007

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This volume will prove of vital interest to those studying the use of renewable resources. It presents physical and mathematical descriptions of the nine generic wave energy conversion techniques, along with their uses and performance characteristics, plus several electro-mechanical energy conversion techniques and worked examples. 1981 edition.
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/19/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Notation
Introduction
Wave Properties
The Linear Wave
The Nonlinear Wave
Stokes' Wave
The Solitary Wave
Random Seas
Summary
Wave Modification
Refraction
Reflection
Diffraction
Wave Energy Conversion
Basic Wave Energy Conversion Techniques
Heaving and Pitching Bodies
Cavity Resonators
Pressure Devices
Surging-Wave Energy Convertors
Particle Motion Convertors
Advanced Techniques
Salter's Nodding Duck
Cockerell's Rafts
Russell's Rectifier
Wave Focusing Techniques
Summary
Energy Conversion, Transmission, and Storage
Basic Electromechanical Energy Conversion Techniques
Mechanically Excited Generators
Pneumatically and Hydraulically Excited Generators
Advanced Electromechanical Energy Conversion Techniques
Linear Inductance
Piezoelectricity
Protonic Conduction
Power Scaling
Energy Transmission and Storage
Electrical Cables
Energy-Intensive Products
Summary
Environmental and Mooring Considerations
Environmental Considerations
Open Ocean Operation
Coastal Zone Operation
Mooring and Anchoring
Deep Ocean Operation
Coastal Zone Operation
Appendixes
Bibliography
Some Wave Energy Conversion Patents
Glossary
Conversion Factors
Index
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