Performance analysis and control design of a gyro-based wave energy converter

Perez, Tristan, Santos-Mujica, M, & Ruiz-Minguela, JP (2009) Performance analysis and control design of a gyro-based wave energy converter. In Control Conference (ECC), 2009 European, IEEE, Budapest, pp. 3743-3748.

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Abstract

This paper analyses the performance of particular wave-energy converter that uses the gyroscopic effects of a large rotating fly-wheel in combination with a controlled power-take-off device. Controlled gyroscopic forces have been used successfully in the past to reduce the motion of marine structures. With appropriately designed power-take-off elements, gyroscopic forces can be controlled to optimise the extracted energy from the motion of marine structures.

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ID Code: 90661
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
ISBN: 978-3-9524173-9-3
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > Institutes > Institute for Future Environments
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 IEEE
Deposited On: 23 Nov 2015 01:24
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2015 04:49

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