This report summarizes the design and execution of a wave tank test of the floating oscillating surge wave energy converter (FOSWEC) in the O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory Directional Wave Basin at Oregon State University. This device, which uses two "flaps" that pivot abou...
Coe, R. et al Sandia National Laboratories
Feb 01, 2020 2 Resources 0 Stars Publicly accessible
This submission contains several papers, a final report, descriptions of a theoretical framework for two types of control systems, and descriptions of eight real-time flap load control policies with the objective of assessing the potential improvement of annual average capture eff...
Scruggs, J. et al Resolute Marine Energy, Inc.
Jan 30, 2017 4 Resources 0 Stars Publicly accessible
The over-arching project objective is to fully develop and validate optimal controls frameworks that can subsequently be applied widely to different WEC devices and concepts. Optimal controls of WEC devices represent a fundamental building block for WEC designers that must be cons...
Previsic, M. and Karthikeyan, A. Re Vision Consulting
Aug 26, 2020 1 Resources 0 Stars Publicly accessible
The core objectives of this project is to improve the power capture of three different wave energy
conversion (WEC) devices by more than 50% using an advanced control system and validate the
attained improvements using wave tank and full scale testing. In parallel, we will bring a...
Previsic, M. et al Re Vision Consulting
Aug 26, 2020 3 Resources 0 Stars Publicly accessible
Collaborative effort between AquaHarmonics, Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to revise and validate Aquaharmonics' full wave to wire model, allowing for reduced uncertainty and increased understanding of design requirements of...
Tom, N. and Leon, J. AquaHarmonics, Inc.
Dec 31, 2021 5 Resources 0 Stars Publicly accessible
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