The Wave Energy Sector

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Abstract

This Handbook for Ocean Wave Energy aims at providing a guide into the field of ocean wave energy utilization. The handbook offers a concise yet comprehensive overview of the main aspects and disciplines involved in the development of wave energy converters (WECs). The idea for the book has been shaped by the development, research, and teaching that we have carried out at the Wave Energy Research Group at Aalborg University over the past decades. It is our belief and experience that it would be useful writing and compiling such a handbook in order to enhance the understanding of the sector for a wide variety of potential readers, from investors and developers to students and academics.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of Ocean Wave Energy
EditorsArthur Pecher, Jens Peter Kofoed
Number of pages26
Volume7
PublisherSpringer
Publication date2017
Pages17-42
Chapter2
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-39888-4
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-39889-1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017
SeriesOcean Engineering & Oceanography
Volume7
ISSN2194-6396
SeriesOcean Engineering & Oceanography (electronic)
Volume7
ISSN2194-640X

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Keywords

  • Ocean wave energy
  • Wave energy
  • Wave energy converters

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    Kofoed, J. P. (2017). The Wave Energy Sector. In A. Pecher, & J. P. Kofoed (Eds.), Handbook of Ocean Wave Energy (Vol. 7, pp. 17-42). Springer. Ocean Engineering & Oceanography , Vol.. 7, Ocean Engineering & Oceanography (electronic), Vol.. 7 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-39889-1_2