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Alternative energy: wave energy potential

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Dutch title: Alternatieve energieproductie : energiewinning uit zeegolven
Reference no: P102/01105499
Period: January 1999 till October 2001
Status: Completed

Thesaurus terms: Coastal waters; Hydraulics; Hydrodynamics; Physical oceanography; Wave energy
Geographical terms: ANE, Belgium, Belgian Coast [Marine Regions]; ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS) [Marine Regions]; ANE, North Sea, Southern Bight [Marine Regions]

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  • Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Ingenieurswetenschappen; Vakgroep Civiele Techniek; Afdeling Maritieme Techniek, more

Abstract:
As a result of the renewed attention to alternative energy production, this research will evaluate and analyse the potentials of wave energy, especially before the Belgian Coast. Both the hydraulic-hydrodynamic aspects of the convertor and the energy conversion to applicable electrical power are studied. Finally, a prototype, together with its attainability shall be worked out.

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