Prediction of the Individual Wave Overtopping Volumes of a Wave Energy Converter using Experimental Testing and First Numerical Model Results

L. Victor, P. Troch, Jens Peter Kofoed

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Abstrakt

For overtopping wave energy converters (WECs) a more efficient energy conversion can be achieved when the volumes of water, wave by wave, that enter their reservoir are known and can be predicted. A numerical tool is being developed using a commercial CFD-solver to study and optimize the hydrodynamic behavior of overtopping WECs, which includes the prediction of the individual overtopping volumes.

This paper presents the results of experimental model tests that have been carried out to validate the numerical tool for its ability to predict the individual overtopping volumes for a fixed nearshore 2Dstructure. First numerical model results are given for a specific test with regular waves, and are compared with the corresponding experimental results in this paper.

OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelProceedings of the 8th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference : EWTEC 2009
Publikationsdato2009
Sider999-1008
StatusUdgivet - 2009
BegivenhedThe European Wave and Tidal Conference (EWTEC) - Uppsala, Sverige
Varighed: 7 sep. 200910 sep. 2009
Konferencens nummer: 8

Konference

KonferenceThe European Wave and Tidal Conference (EWTEC)
Nummer8
LandSverige
ByUppsala
Periode07/09/200910/09/2009

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  • Citationsformater

    Victor, L., Troch, P., & Kofoed, J. P. (2009). Prediction of the Individual Wave Overtopping Volumes of a Wave Energy Converter using Experimental Testing and First Numerical Model Results. I Proceedings of the 8th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference: EWTEC 2009 (s. 999-1008)