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Wave and tidal energy

Author: Deborah Greaves; Gregorio Iglesias
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2018. ©2018
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Wave and Tidal Energy provides a comprehensive and self-contained review of the developing marine renewable energy sector, drawing from the latest research and from the experience of device testing. The book has a twofold objective: to provide an overview of wave and tidal energy suitable for newcomers to the field and to serve as a reference text for advanced study and practice.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Wave and tidal energy.
Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, 2018
(DLC) 2017042798
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Greaves; Gregorio Iglesias
ISBN: 9781119014492 1119014492 9781119014454 111901445X
OCLC Number: 1008770274
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 Introduction; 1.1 Background; 1.2 History of Wave and Tidal Energy; 1.3 Unknowns and Challenges Remaining for Wave and Tidal Energy; 1.3.1 Materials and Manufacture; 1.3.2 Fluid Dynamics and Hydrodynamics; 1.3.3 Survivability and Reliability; 1.3.4 Environmental Resources; 1.3.5 Devices and Arrays; 1.3.6 Power Conversion and Control; 1.3.7 Infrastructure and Grid Connection; 1.3.8 Marine Operations and Maritime Safety; 1.3.9 Socio-Economic Implications. 1.3.10 Marine Planning and Governance, Environmental Impact1.4 Synopsis; References; Chapter 2 The Marine Resource; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 The Wave Resource; 2.2.1 Fundamentals of Linear Wave Theory; 2.2.2 Random Waves; 2.2.3 Offshore Wave Resource; 2.2.4 Nearshore Wave Resource; 2.3 The Tidal Stream Resource; 2.3.1 Fundamentals of the Tide; 2.3.2 Tidal Barrage or Lagoon vs. and Tidal Stream; 2.3.3 The Tidal Stream Resource; 2.3.4 Selection of Potential Tidal Stream Sites; 2.3.5 Implementation of the Numerical Model; 2.3.6 Case study I: Bristol Channel and Severn Estuary. 2.3.7 Case Study II: Ria de OrtigueiraAcknowledgements; References; Chapter 3 Wave Energy Technology; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Fundamentals; 3.2.1 Simple Wave Theory; 3.2.2 Wave Energy; 3.2.3 Wave Power; 3.2.4 Capture Width; 3.2.5 Wave Loading; 3.3 Hydrodynamics of Wave Energy Conversion; 3.3.1 The Equation of Motion; 3.3.2 Power Absorption Limits; 3.4 Classification of Wave Energy Converters; 3.4.1 Classification with Referencing Configuration; 3.5 Oscillating Water Columns; 3.5.1 Operating Principle: Shoreline Device; 3.5.2 Example Calculation: Shoreline OWC. 3.5.3 Operating Principle: Floating OWC Device3.5.4 Example Calculation: Floating OWC; 3.6 Overtopping Systems; 3.7 Oscillating Bodies; 3.7.1 Operating Principle: Oscillating Device; 3.7.2 Example Calculation: Oscillating Device; 3.8 Other Technologies; 3.9 The Wave Energy Array; References; Chapter 4 Tidal Energy Technology; 4.1 General Introduction; 4.2 Location of Operation; 4.3 Environmental Impacts; 4.4 Tides; 4.5 Tidal Range Generation; 4.5.1 Tidal Barrages; 4.5.2 Tidal Lagoons; 4.5.3 Other; 4.6 Tidal Stream; 4.6.1 Available Resources; 4.6.2 Turbine Characteristics; 4.6.3 Cavitation. 4.6.3.1 Shaft Design4.6.3.2 Whirling of Shafts; 4.7 Types of Devices; 4.7.1 The Horizontal-Axis Turbine; 4.7.2 The Vertical-Axis Tidal Turbine; 4.8 Oscillating Hydrofoils; 4.9 Venturi Effect Devices; 4.10 Other Devices; 4.11 Computational Fluid Dynamics; 4.11.1 Finite-Element Analysis and Fluid-Structure Interaction; 4.11.2 Blade Element Momentum Theory; 4.12 Security, Installation and Maintenance; 4.13 Worked Examples; References; Chapter 5 Device Design; 5.1 Standards and Certification in Marine Energy; 5.1.1 Why are Standards Needed?; 5.1.2 Wat has been done so far?; 5.1.3 What is in hand?
Responsibility: edited by Deborah Greaves and Gregorio Iglesias.

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