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Table 1 Buoy material properties

From: Design and analysis of buoy geometries for a wave energy converter

  Young modulus (N/m2) Poisson coefficient Yield strength (N/m2) Density (kg/m3)
Polyethylene 186 × 107 0.39 30 × 106 940
Polyurethane 241 × 107 0.39 40 × 106 45
AISI 316 stainless steel 193 × 109 0.27 172 × 106 800