Search for dissertations about: "wave energy converter"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 swedish dissertations containing the words wave energy converter.

  1. 1. Ocean Wave Energy Underwater Substation System for Wave Energy Converters

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Magnus Rahm; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; wave energy; wave power; wave energy converter; direct-drive; permanent magnet linear generator; point absorber; array; farm; park; offshore; marine; substation; electrical transmission system; TECHNOLOGY Electrical engineering; electronics and photonics; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Elektroteknik; elektronik och fotonik; Engineering Science with specialization in Science of Electricity; Teknisk fysik med inriktning mot elektricitetslära;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with a system for operation of directly driven offshore wave energy converters. The work that has been carried out includes laboratory testing of a permanent magnet linear generator, wave energy converter mechanical design and offshore testing, and finally design, implementation, and offshore testing of an underwater collector substation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Buoy and Generator Interaction with Ocean Waves Studies of a Wave Energy Conversion System

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Simon Lindroth [formerly Tyrberg]; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Wave power; Measurement systems; Marine technology; Energy conversion; Renewable energy; Energy absorption; Wave resource; Oceanic engineering; Linear generators; Point absorbers; Sea trials; Camera systems; Accelerometers; Offshore experiments; Engineering Science with specialization in Science of Electricity; Teknisk fysik med inriktning mot elektricitetslära;

    Abstract : On March 13th, 2006, the Division of Electricity at Uppsala University deployed its first wave energy converter, L1, in the ocean southwest of Lysekil. L1 consisted of a buoy at the surface, connected through a line to a linear generator on the seabed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Energy from Ocean Waves Full Scale Experimental Verification of a Wave Energy Converter

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Universitetsbiblioteket

    Author : Rafael Waters; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; wave power; wave energy converter; sea trials; ocean energy; linear generator; point absorber; search coil; wave climate; utilization; TECHNOLOGY Engineering physics; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Teknisk fysik;

    Abstract : A wave energy converter has been constructed and its function and operational characteristics have been thoroughly investigated and published. The wave energy converter was installed in March of 2006 approximately two kilometers off the Swedish west coast in the proximity of the town Lysekil. READ MORE

  4. 4. Submerged Transmission in Wave Energy Converters Full Scale In-Situ Experimental Measurements

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Erland Strömstedt; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Wave energy converter; direct drive; submerged transmission; piston rod; seal housing; sealing system; laser triangulation sensor; offshore measurements; relative displacement; vibrations; tilt angle; tilting; wear estimation.; Engineering Science with specialization in Science of Electricity; Teknisk fysik med inriktning mot elektricitetslära;

    Abstract : Different wave power technologies are in development around the world in different stages of prototype testing. So far only a few devices have been deployed offshore at full scale for extended periods of time. Little data is published about how these different devices perform. READ MORE

  5. 5. Buoy Geometry, Size and Hydrodynamics for Power Take Off Device for Point Absorber Linear Wave Energy Converter

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Halvar Gravråkmo; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; point absorber; wave; energy; converter; ocean; wec; toroidal; buoy; torus; cylindrical; cylinder; experiment; full scale; trial; sea; energy; renewable; Engineering Science with specialization in Science of Electricity; Teknisk fysik med inriktning mot elektricitetslära;

    Abstract : Wave energy converters of point absorber type have been developed and constructed. Full scale experiments have been carried out at sea and electricity has been successfully delivered. Linear permanent magnet generators together with a subsea substation and buoys of various geometric shapes have been investigated theoretically and experimentally. READ MORE