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Journal Articles
Article Type: Ocean Renewable Energy
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. May 2012, 134(2): 021902.
Published Online: December 6, 2011
...Ronald W. Yeung; Antoine Peiffer; Nathan Tom; Tomasz Matlak This paper evaluates the technical feasibility and performance characteristics of an ocean-wave energy to electrical energy conversion device that is based on a moving linear generator. The UC-Berkeley design consists of a cylindrical...
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Article Type: Offshore Technology
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. February 2012, 134(1): 011302.
Published Online: October 13, 2011
... frequency for problems such as the wave elevation itself or loads on a slender cylinder used together with typical ocean wave spectra. It is found that the divergence of the solutions with respect to the cut-off frequency is related to the nonlinear interaction between waves with very different frequencies...
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Article Type: Ocean Engineering
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. February 2012, 134(1): 011102.
Published Online: October 12, 2011
... ,” Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Ocean Wave Measurement and Analysis—Waves 2001 , San Francisco, CA. Davis , S. F. , 1984 , “ TVD Finite Difference Schemes and Artificial Viscosity ,” National Aeronautics and Space Administration , ICASE Report No. 84-20. Liang , D...
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Article Type: Structures and Safety Reliability
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. November 2011, 133(4): 041601.
Published Online: April 11, 2011
.... 17 05 2009 28 09 2010 11 04 2011 11 04 2011 height measurement ocean waves statistical distributions surface waves (fluid) coefficient of kurtosis maximum wave height exceedance probability Much interest in the identification and understanding...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. November 2011, 133(4): 044501.
Published Online: April 11, 2011
... 11 08 2010 11 04 2011 11 04 2011 ocean waves renewable energy sources statistical distributions wave power generation wave power significant wave height spectral peak period mean zero-crossing wave period bivariate distributions Ocean wave energy appears...
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Article Type: Ocean Engineering
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. August 2011, 133(3): 031104.
Published Online: March 30, 2011
... makes extreme crests higher than the corresponding linear ones. The nonlinear effects on the wave height are relatively small. ocean waves response surface methodology statistical analysis Using the expressions above, we can write the total (first plus second order) surface elevation η...
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Article Type: Ocean Engineering
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. August 2011, 133(3): 031102.
Published Online: March 29, 2011
... . Budar , K. , and Falnes , J. , 1975 , “ A Resonant Point Absorber of Ocean-Wave Power ,” Nature (London) 0028-0836 , 256 , pp. 478 – 479 . 10.1038/256478a0 Budal , K. , 1977 , “ Theory for Absorption of Wave Power by a System of Interacting Bodies ,” Journal of Ship Research...
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Article Type: Ocean Engineering
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. August 2011, 133(3): 031101.
Published Online: March 29, 2011
... frequency response machinery numerical analysis phase control predictive control reactive power control velocity control water waves ocean waves renewable energy reactive control An early result of wave energy research (see review articles by Evans ( 1 ) and Falnes ( 2...
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Article Type: Ocean Engineering
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. May 2011, 133(2): 021104.
Published Online: December 6, 2010
..., and months are more similar under the constant model.) 08 07 2008 28 10 2009 06 12 2010 06 12 2010 design engineering Fourier analysis maximum likelihood estimation ocean waves oceanographic regions Pareto analysis Poisson distribution storms structural engineering...
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Article Type: Safety And Reliability
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. February 2011, 133(1): 011601.
Published Online: November 4, 2010
... , Cambridge . covariance analysis ocean waves Pareto distribution plates (structures) splines (mathematics) storms The availability of comprehensive metocean data allows the effect of the heterogeneity of extremes with respect to direction, season, and location to be accommodated...
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Article Type: Materials
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. February 2011, 133(1): 011401.
Published Online: November 3, 2010
.... 685 – 705 . 10.1016/j.oceaneng.2007.11.002 Falnes , J. , 2002 , Ocean Waves and Oscillating Systems: Linear Interactions Including Wave-Energy Extraction , Cambridge University Press , Cambridge . Chen , C. -T. , 1999 , Linear System Theory and Design , Oxford University...
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Article Type: Structures, Safety and Reliability
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. November 2010, 132(4): 041605.
Published Online: October 20, 2010
... and are presented in Table 2 . The importance of including risers in the response study is highlighted in Table 2 . The natural periods of TLPs with riser compare well with the published results of MARINTEK ( 7 ). 29 04 2009 18 01 2010 20 10 2010 20 10 2010 iterative methods ocean...
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Article Type: Ocean Engineering
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. November 2010, 132(4): 041103.
Published Online: September 24, 2010
... in ocean waves. The question is how to transform this energy into a usable form. Falnes ( 1 ) gives a good overview to ocean wave energy and wave energy conversion. ocean wave power linear generators conversion systems experimental results diodes linear machines ocean waves offshore...
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Article Type: Offshore Technology
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. November 2010, 132(4): 041302.
Published Online: September 24, 2010
... of exceedance initial slam force air gaps functional analysis Gaussian distribution impact (mechanical) ocean waves offshore installations probability ships wetting 18 06 2009 29 10 2009 24 09 2010 24 09 2010 Wave impact in random waves is characterized by both front...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. August 2010, 132(3): 034501.
Published Online: June 24, 2010
... hydrodynamics ocean waves structural engineering 12 07 2008 21 08 2009 24 06 2010 24 06 2010 The variations in dimensionless pressures p c / γ H i with k a for the SBW7, SBW11, and SBW17 models for the three h w / h t tested compared...
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Article Type: Ocean Engineering
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. August 2010, 132(3): 031103.
Published Online: June 17, 2010
... flow ocean waves surface waves (fluid) transfer functions turbulence random waves bottom friction large bed roughness stability of scour protections laminar flow erosion and deposition of mud In coastal zones and on continental shelves, at intermediate and shallow water depths...
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Article Type: Safety And Reliability
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. May 2010, 132(2): 021604.
Published Online: March 10, 2010
... law. In this paper, a theoretical crest distribution is obtained, taking into account the extension of Boccotti’s quasideterminism theory (1982, “On Ocean Waves With High Crests,” Meccanica, 17, pp. 16–19 ), up to the second order for the case of three-dimensional waves in finite water depth...
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Article Type: Ocean Engineering
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. February 2010, 132(1): 011102.
Published Online: December 21, 2009
... a numerical fluid-structure interaction model, OrcaFlex, to predict the energy extraction potential of the system. 13 11 2008 09 02 2009 21 12 2009 21 12 2009 ocean waves wave energy linear permanent magnet generator coupled analysis computational fluid dynamics...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. November 2009, 131(4): 041001.
Published Online: October 1, 2009
... , “ UviWave, Wavelet Toolbox for Use With MATLAB ,” Tech. Report. Rowan , T. , 1990 , “ Functional Stability Analysis of Numerical Algorithms ,” Ph.D. thesis, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX. Stansberg , C. T. , 1997 , “ On the Nonlinear Behaviour of Ocean Wave Groups...
Topics: Waves, Seas
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Article Type: Ocean Engineering
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. November 2009, 131(4): 041104.
Published Online: September 8, 2009
... are discussed. 04 05 2006 11 06 2007 08 09 2009 boats marine engineering nonlinear dynamical systems ocean waves ships underwater vehicles The dynamics of floating systems are determined by their structure and external forces such as waves and wind. In order to investigate...