Apparatus and method for wave energy convenor using under-water pressure oscillation

Seung Kwan Song, Jin Bae Park

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Abstract

This paper describes the development of an wave energy converter. We devise a new type of the wave energy convertor which generates electricity by means of under-water pressure oscillation. This wave energy converter is installed on the seabed floor. That is, there is no exposed body on the surface of the sea. The wave energy converter comprises an activated assembly which is adapted to be displaced in response to water pressure oscillation to vary the volume of bellows cavity and a power take off assembly which generates electricity in response to movement of the activated assembly.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2265-2269
Number of pages5
JournalTransactions of the Korean Institute of Electrical Engineers
Volume60
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Dec

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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