Efficiency of a gyroscopic device for conversion of mechanical wave energy to electrical energy: Technical report from ESGI-83 workshop in industrial mathematics 2011

Martin Carlsen, Radoslav Darula, Jens Gravesen, Poul G. Hjorth, H.B. Jørgensen, Dang Manh Nguyen, Peter Nørtoft Nielsen, J. Olsen, H.G. Petersen, Peter Røgen, Magnus Ögren

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    Abstract

    We consider a recently proposed gyroscopic device for conversion of mechanical ocean wave energy to electrical energy. Two models of the device derived from standard engineering mechanics from the literature are analysed, and a model is derived from analytical mechanics considerations. From these models, estimates of the power production, eciency, forces and moments are made. We nd that it is possible to extract a signicant amount of energy from an ocean wave using the described device. Further studies are required for a full treatment of the device.
    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages27
    Publication statusPublished - 2011

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