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Title: WEC-Sim (Wave Energy Converter - SIMulator)

WEC-Sim (Wave Energy Converter SIMulator) is a code developed by Sandia National Laboratories and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to model wave energy converters (WECs) when they are subject to operational waves. The code is a time-domain modeling tool developed in MATLAB/Simulink using the multi-body dynamics solver SimMechanics. In WEC-Sim, WECs are modeled by connecting rigid bodies to one another with joint or constraint blocks from the WEC-Sim library. WEC-Sim is a publicly available, open-source code to model WECs.
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WEC-SIM v.1.1; 003226MLTPL00
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Open Source Software package available from Sandia National Laboratory at the following URL:
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Related Software:
Matlab, Simulink, SimMechanics
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Sandia National Laboratories
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Contributing Orgs:
Kelley Ruehl Michael Lawson Yi-Hsiang Yu Carlos Michelen Nathan Tom
Country of Publication:
United States

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