Wing-in-ground effect oscillating foil turbine from concept to innovation

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Proceedings titleProceedings of the IASTED Asian Conference on Power and Energy Systems, AsiaPES 2012
Conference5th IASTED Asian Conference on Power and Energy Systems, AsiaPES 2012, 2 April 2012 through 4 April 2012, Phuket
Pages413419; # of pages: 7
SubjectEnergy research; Horizontal axis; National Research Council; Ocean technology; Oscillating foils; Panel methods; Renewable energy technologies; Research and development; Testing facility; Tool development; Wing in ground effect; Conceptual design; Innovation; Research; Turbines
AbstractThis paper presents recent turbine research and development work on renewable energy technology development and innovation at the Institute for Ocean Technology, National Research Council Canada. The advantages of the oscillating foil turbines as opposed to horizontal axis turbines are identified and discussed. A wing-in-ground effect (WIG) application for oscillating turbine is introduced and the systematic development of a novel WIG oscillating foil turbine is briefly presented with conceptual design example. In-house simulation tool development, numerical and experimental capability development and testing facilities for turbine energy research are also briefly introduced.
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AffiliationNational Research Council Canada (NRC-CNRC); NRC Institute for Ocean Technology (IOT-ITO)
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NPARC number21269229
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