Publisher : The Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers
DOI : 10.3795/KSME-A.2016.40.6.557
Title & Authors
Efficiency Analysis of a Wave Power Generation System by Using Multibody Dynamics Kim, Min Soo; Sohn, Jeong Hyun; Kim, Jung Hee; Sung, Yong Jun;
The energy absorption efficiency of a wave power generation system is calculated as the ratio of the wave power to the power of the system. Because absorption efficiency depends on the dynamic behavior of the wave power generation system, a dynamic analysis of the wave power generation system is required to estimate the energy absorption efficiency of the system. In this study, a dynamic analysis of the wave power generation system under wave loads is performed to estimate the energy absorption efficiency. RecurDyn is employed to carry out the dynamic analysis of the system, and the Morison equation is used for the wave load model. According to the results, the lower the wave height and the shorter the period, the higher is the absorption efficiency of the system.
Wave Power Generation System;Energy Absorption Efficiency;Floating Body;
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