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A Study on Entrance Section of Hybrid Wave Power Generation System
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A Study on Entrance Section of Hybrid Wave Power Generation System
Oh, Jin-Seok; Jang, Jae-Hee;
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Recently, many studies about the wave power generation system for the marine structure as the hybrid form in linked with the original features have been made of. Of these, the wave power generation system using oscillating water column(OWC) has function to convert wave energy to electrical energy with original function of the break water structure. In this type of generation system, it is important to make the flow of sea water as much as possible without loss. Output characteristics of wave power generation system depending on entrance section were described in the paper. Also, flow quantity changing with entrance section, velocity of sea water and output of wells turbine were measured by simulating OWC wells turbine model in break water, one of the general marine structure. Finally, entrance section was suggested to enhance the energy conversion efficiency based on the results of simulation.
Wave generation;Ocean facilities;Breakwater;Wells turbine;Entrance section;Flow coefficient;
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