Ocean Wave Energy: Current Status and Future Prespectives / Edition 1
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Ocean Wave Energy: Current Status and Future Prespectives / Edition 1

by Joao Cruz
     
 

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ISBN-10: 3540748946

ISBN-13: 9783540748946

Pub. Date: 02/28/2008

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

The authors of this timely reference provide an updated and global view on ocean wave energy conversion – and they do so for wave energy developers as well as for students and professors. The book is orientated to the practical solutions that this new industry has found so far and the problems that any device needs to face. It describes the actual principles

Overview

The authors of this timely reference provide an updated and global view on ocean wave energy conversion – and they do so for wave energy developers as well as for students and professors. The book is orientated to the practical solutions that this new industry has found so far and the problems that any device needs to face. It describes the actual principles applied to machines that convert wave power to electricity and examines state-of-the-art modern systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540748946
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
02/28/2008
Series:
Green Energy and Technology Series
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
431
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Looking Back.- The Theory Behind the Conversion of Ocean Wave Energy: a Review.- The Wave Energy Resource.- Numerical and Experimental Modelling of WECs.- Power Take-Off Systems.- Full-Scale WECs.- Environmental Impact Assessment.

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