MURAL - Maynooth University Research Archive Library



    Ahead of the wave


    Ringwood, John (2010) Ahead of the wave. Journal of Ocean Technology, 5 (2). pp. 73-91.

    [img] Download (2MB)


    Share your research

    Twitter Facebook LinkedIn GooglePlus Email more...



    Add this article to your Mendeley library


    Abstract

    This paper examines the challenges of efficiently harnessing wave energy. A variety of energy conversion device types is reviewed and a generic heaving buoy device selected for detailed examination. A number of modeling and control challenges are detailed and a hierarchical control structure is indicated. Both potable water production and electricity generation are included as possible uses of such devices and each presents separate control challenges.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Wave energy; mathematical modeling; control systems; electricity generation;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Electronic Engineering
    Item ID: 3613
    Depositing User: Professor John Ringwood
    Date Deposited: 01 May 2012 09:34
    Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Ocean Technology
    Publisher: Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland
    Refereed: Yes
    URI:

    Repository Staff Only(login required)

    View Item Item control page

    Downloads

    Downloads per month over past year