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.
|Number of pages||27|
|Publication status||Published - 2011|
Carlsen, M., Darula, R., Gravesen, J., Hjorth, P. G., Jørgensen, H. B., Nguyen, D. M., Nielsen, P. N., Olsen, J., Petersen, H. G., Røgen, P., & Ögren, M. (2011). Efficiency of a gyroscopic device for conversion of mechanical wave energy to electrical energy: Technical report from ESGI-83 workshop in industrial mathematics 2011.