The Concept of a Bipartite Point Absorber
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A new wave power device is presented in the form of a bipartite point absorber. A simplified linear theory is used to demonstrate its satisfactory performance. An elaborate third-order theory however throws more light on the beneficial interactions between the composing parts, and on the strong nonlinear effects, which influence the power absorption in a negative way.
KeywordsMooring Line Power Absorption Reference Part Fixed Reference Frame Point Absorber
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