Hydrodynamic and electromechanical simulation of a snapper based wave energy converter

Helen Bailey, Richard Crozier, Alasdair McDonald, Markus Mueller, E. Spooner, Paul McKeever

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Abstract

A coupled electromechanical and hydrodynamic simulation of a novel generator connected to a heaving buoy for wave energy conversion has been developed. The simulation is based primarily in MATLAB using its built-in Ordinary Differential Equation (ODE) solvers. These solvers have acted on the data derived from an electromagnetic finite element analysis and from the WAMIT wave interaction simulation software, to simulate the full system in the time domain.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIECON 2010
Subtitle of host publication36th Annual Conference on IEEE Industrial Electronics Society
Place of PublicationGlendale, AZ
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages3085-3090
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4244-5226-2
ISBN (Print)978-1-4244-5225-5
Publication statusPublished - 7 Nov 2010

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