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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
... to total wave power as function of significant wave height for all six distributions (i.e., MGAU05, BGGS07-data sets 1–5), i.e., the integrand in the last line of Eq. 23 21 04 2009 11 08 2010 11 04 2011 11 04 2011 ocean waves renewable energy sources statistical...
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Article Type: Ocean Engineering
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. August 2011, 133(3): 031104.
Published Online: March 30, 2011
... 06 2008 30 03 2011 30 03 2011 ocean waves response surface methodology statistical analysis Current engineering practice is to estimate extreme wave crests to the second order, which seems to be satisfactory in explaining most field wave measurements (e.g., Ref. 1...
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Article Type: Ocean Engineering
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. August 2011, 133(3): 031102.
Published Online: March 29, 2011
... 29 03 2011 29 03 2011 ocean waves wave power generation Modern ocean wave energy research began during the oil crisis of the 1970s. Much of the early work was conducted in Europe by Salter ( 1 ) and Evans ( 2 3 ) in Great Britain and Budar and Falnes ( 4 5 6 ) in Norway...
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Article Type: Ocean Engineering
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. August 2011, 133(3): 031101.
Published Online: March 29, 2011
... International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference , ISOPE, Seoul, Korea. Hoskin , R. E. , and Nichols , N. K. , 1987 , “ Optimal Strategies For Phase Control Of Wave Energy Devices ,” in Utilization of Ocean Waves—Wave to Energy Conversion , M. E. McCormick and Y. C. Kim...
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Article Type: Ocean Engineering
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. May 2011, 133(2): 021104.
Published Online: December 6, 2010
... . 10.1111/1467-9868.00339 design engineering Fourier analysis maximum likelihood estimation ocean waves oceanographic regions Pareto analysis Poisson distribution storms structural engineering The duration of some offshore activities is limited to a certain period of time. It can...
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Article Type: Safety And Reliability
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. February 2011, 133(1): 011601.
Published Online: November 4, 2010
.... 26 02 2009 11 06 2010 04 11 2010 04 11 2010 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...
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Article Type: Materials
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. February 2011, 133(1): 011401.
Published Online: November 3, 2010
... and there are no constraints for the motion or the inputs, the maximum absorbed power can easily be found by frequency domain analysis (see, e.g., Chap. 6 of Ref. 34 ). However, constraints on motions and inputs, as well as the random nature of ocean waves, complicate the matter. Under these circumstances, the best we can do...
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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
... Institute , Washington, DC . 29 04 2009 18 01 2010 20 10 2010 20 10 2010 iterative methods ocean waves offshore installations random processes tether-riser dynamics random waves tension leg platforms Morison’s equation nonlinear finite element analysis...
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Article Type: Ocean Engineering
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. November 2010, 132(4): 041103.
Published Online: September 24, 2010
... and the cable connection to shore is straightforward. For a long time, we have been aware of the large amount of energy 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...
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Article Type: Offshore Technology
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. November 2010, 132(4): 041302.
Published Online: September 24, 2010
... and Hasofer ( 14 ) for the mean value of an excursion characteristic—defined therein as a set of points of an excursion region satisfying a prescribed crossing criterion in a homogenous two-dimensional Gaussian field. For long-crested ocean waves, Λ is sensitive to the cut-off frequency used...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. August 2010, 132(3): 034501.
Published Online: June 24, 2010
.../0029-8018(95)00011-9 Isaacson , M. , and Subbiah , K. , 1991 , “ Numerical Simulation of Random Wave Forces Near the Free Surface ,” ASME J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. 0892-7219 , 113 ( 1 ), pp. 14 – 42 . hydrodynamics ocean waves structural engineering submerged...
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Article Type: Ocean Engineering
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. August 2010, 132(3): 031103.
Published Online: June 17, 2010
... Generated Ocean Waves , Elsevier , Amsterdam . Jensen , J. J. , 2002 , “ Conditional Short-Crested Waves in Shallow Water and With Superimposed Current ,” Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering , Oslo, Norway, Paper No. OMAE2002-28399...
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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
... and a nonlinear damper, in place of the linear damper. The damper that was used to model the linear generator can be seen in Fig. 9 . 13 11 2008 09 02 2009 21 12 2009 21 12 2009 ocean waves wave energy linear permanent magnet generator coupled analysis computational fluid...
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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
Journal Articles
Article Type: Ocean Engineering
J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. November 2009, 131(4): 041104.
Published Online: September 8, 2009
... , 69 ( 24 ), pp. 5181 – 5190 . 10.1029/JZ069i024p05181 Spanos , P. -T. D. , 1983 , “ ARMA Algorithms for Ocean Wave Modeling ,” ASME J. Energy Resour. Technol. 0195-0738 , 105 , pp. 300 – 309 . Hou , Z. , Zhou , Y. , Dimentberg , M. , and Noori , M. , 1995...