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Title: Wave energy conversion incorporating actuated geometry

Abstract

Described herein are wave energy conversion systems including actuated geometry components. An example system may include at least one body portion configured to transfer wave energy to a power take off device, and at least one actuated geometry component that is connected to the at least one body portion, the at least one actuated geometry component operable to modify a geometric profile of the system.

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Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1650946
Patent Number(s):
10662918
Application Number:
16/053,327
Assignee:
Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (Golden, CO)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F05 - INDEXING SCHEMES RELATING TO ENGINES OR PUMPS IN VARIOUS SUBCLASSES OF CLASSES F01-F04 F05B - INDEXING SCHEME RELATING TO MACHINES OR ENGINES OTHER THAN NON-POSITIVE-DISPLACEMENT MACHINES OR ENGINES, TO WIND MOTORS, TO NON-POSITIVE DISPLACEMENT PUMPS, AND TO GENERATING COMBUSTION PRODUCTS OF HIGH PRESSURE OR HIGH VELOCITY
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F03 - MACHINES OR ENGINES FOR LIQUIDS F03B - MACHINES OR ENGINES FOR LIQUIDS
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 08/02/2018
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Thresher, Robert, Lawson, Michael, Tom, Nathan, Cotrell, Jason, Yu, Yi-Hsiang, and Wright, Alan. Wave energy conversion incorporating actuated geometry. United States: N. p., 2020. Web.
Thresher, Robert, Lawson, Michael, Tom, Nathan, Cotrell, Jason, Yu, Yi-Hsiang, & Wright, Alan. Wave energy conversion incorporating actuated geometry. United States.
Thresher, Robert, Lawson, Michael, Tom, Nathan, Cotrell, Jason, Yu, Yi-Hsiang, and Wright, Alan. Tue . "Wave energy conversion incorporating actuated geometry". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1650946.
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