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Wave Interaction with Oscillating Bodies and Water Columns

  • J. Falnes
  • P. McIver
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Summary

A linear hydrodynamical theory for a system of oscillating bodies and oscillating water columns (OWCs) is described and illustrated by considering a system of one OWC and one body oscillating in a single mode only. A theoretical relationship between added mass and the energy of the near field motion is generalised to include OWCs. Numerical results are given for a two-dimensional example where the structure oscillates in the surge mode.

Keywords

Excitation Parameter Wave Energy Converter Radiation Coupling Radiation Coefficient Oscillate Water Column 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Falnes
    • 1
  • P. McIver
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Experimental PhysicsUniversity of TrondheimTrondheim - NTHNorway
  2. 2.School of MathematicsUniversity of BristolBristolUK

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