Wave Powered Desalination

  • Stephen H. SalterEmail author
  • Joao M. B. P. Cruz
  • Jorge A. A. Lucas
  • Remy C. R. Pascal
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One of the wave energy devices studied in the 1970s and 80s was the Edinburgh duck. Figure 1, taken by Jamie Taylor in 1976, shows a duck under test in a narrow tank.


Heat Exchanger Reverse Osmosis Wave Force Heat Transfer Surface Universal Joint 
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This research project has been carried out within the WAVETRAIN Marie Curie Research Training Network of the European Community’s Sixth Framework contract MRTN-CT-2003-7505166.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen H. Salter
    • 1
    Email author
  • Joao M. B. P. Cruz
    • 1
  • Jorge A. A. Lucas
    • 1
  • Remy C. R. Pascal
    • 1
  1. 1.University of EdinburghEdinburgh Scotland UK

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