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Numerical Study on Hydrodynamic Characteristics

  • Siming ZhengEmail author
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Abstract

This chapter presents a dynamic analysis of a two-raft wave-powered desalination device based on the three-dimensional wave radiation-diffraction method. The device consists of two hinged cylindrical rafts of elliptical cross section and a Power Take-Off (PTO) system at the joint, which is used to represent a simplified desalination module of the device.

Keywords

Elliptical Cross Section Raft Length Coulomb Damping Dimensionless Damping Coefficients Pitch Velocity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tsinghua UniversityBeijingChina

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