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    The Dynamics of Wave Energy

    Ringwood, John (2006) The Dynamics of Wave Energy. In: Irish Signals and Systems Conference, 2006. IET. Conference publication (Institution of Engineering and Technology) (519). IET, pp. 23-34. ISBN 0863416659

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    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 modelling 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: Book Section
    Additional Information: The definitive version of this article is available at the Proceedings of the Irish Signals and Systems Conference ISSC 2006, 28-30 June 2006, Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Ireland.
    Keywords: Wave energy; mathematical modelling; control systems; electricity generation;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Electronic Engineering
    Item ID: 4423
    Depositing User: Professor John Ringwood
    Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2013 14:52
    Publisher: IET
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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