Design of a Pitching and Surging Point Absorber

Abstract

P.S. FROG is a bi-directional (dipole-like) point-absorber, consisting of a floating flap or paddle, facing the waves and reacting against them by means of a large interior moving mass housed in an enlar ed section at the bottom (Fig. l). The dynamics were reported in 1986(1) , but have since been simplified by formulating them in terms of the motion in… (More)

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@inproceedings{Bracewell1999DesignOA, title={Design of a Pitching and Surging Point Absorber}, author={Rob H. Bracewell and Matt Folley and M. J. French}, year={1999} }