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J. Ocean Eng. Technol. 2005;19(6):8-15.
Experimental Study on Wave Overtopping Rate of Wave Overtopping Control Structure for Wave Energy Conversion
Shin, Seung-Ho;Hong, Key-Yong;
Ocean Engineering Research Department, Marine and Ocean Engineering Research Institute, KORDI;Ocean Engineering Research Department, Marine and Ocean Engineering Research Institute, KORDI;
파랑 에너지 변환을 위한 월파제어구조물의 월파량 산정 실험
신승호;홍기용;
한국해양연구원 해양시스템안전연구소 해양시스템기술연구본부;한국해양연구원 해양시스템안전연구소 해양시스템기술연구본부;
Key Words: Wave Energy, Wave Power Generation, Wave Overtopping, Wave Overtopping Structure, Wave Energy Converter
핵심용어: 파랑에너지, 파력발전, 월파, 월파구조물, 파랑에너지 변환장치
Abstract
Wave energy has been considered to be one of the most promising energy resources for the future, as it is pollution-free and an abundant natural resource. However, since it has drawbacks of non-stationary energy density, it is necessary to change the wave energy into a simple concentrated energy. Progressive waves in a coastal area can be amplified, swashed, and overtopped by a wave overtopping control structure. By conserving the quantity of overflow in a reservoir, the kinetic energy of the waves can be converted to the potential energy with a hydraulic head above the mean sea level. The potential energy in the form of a hydraulic head can be utilized to produce electric power, similar to hydro-electric power generation. This study aims to find the most optimal shape of wave overtopping structure for maximum overtopping volume of sea water; for this purpose, we carried out the wave overtopping experiment in a wave tank, under both regular and irregular wave conditions.


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