Three-Dimensional Analysis of Oscillating-Water-Column Terminator Devices in Obliquely Incident Waves

  • A. J. N. A. Sarmento
  • A. F. O. de Falcão
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Part of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics book series (IUTAM)

Summary

A three-dimensional analysis is developed and numerical results are presented concerning the wave-energy absorption by a terminator OWC device consisting of an infinite row of contiguous air-chambers of rectangular Planar form, each chamber being equiped with an independent air-turbine which can be phase-controlled. The water depth is in general finite and the incoming wave is assumed monochromatic and inciding obliquely on the chamber row.

Keywords

Crest Breakwater 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. J. N. A. Sarmento
    • 1
  • A. F. O. de Falcão
    • 1
  1. 1.Mechanical Engineering Department, Instituto Superior TécnicoUniversidade Técnica de LisboaLisboa CodexPortugal

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