Energy from the Sea Waves

  • A. Blandino
  • A. Brighenti
  • P. Vielmo


The debate on the utilization of energy resources, becoming wider and more dramatic since 1973, presents areas of uncertainty and controversial view-points all over the world.


Wave Energy Multibody System Significant Wave Height Wave Power Diffraction Theory 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Blandino
    • 1
  • A. Brighenti
    • 1
  • P. Vielmo
    • 1
  1. 1.Tecnomare S.p.AVeniceItaly

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