Field measurements of breaking wave loads on a shoreline wave power station

Muller, G. and Whittaker, T.J.T. (1995) Field measurements of breaking wave loads on a shoreline wave power station Water and Maritime Engineering, 112, (3), pp. 167-172. (doi:10.1680/iwtme.1995.27881).


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Field measurementsof breaking wave loads ona shoreline wave power station G.Muller, PhD, MSc, and T. T.Whittaker, PhD, MRINA J. W A wave loadmonitoring system for the Islay prototype wave power station was designed andinstalled. The monitoring system comprises a transducer module which houses five transducers and a selective data acquisition system. The system has been operationalsince January 1991. Six major storms with a duration of 24 days were monitored.So far, 2326 data records weretaken and a maximum pressure of 51.3 kN/m', corresponding to 12% of the design pressure,was measured...

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Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1680/iwtme.1995.27881
ISSNs: 1741-7597 (print)
Keywords: breaking, systems, monitoring, distribution, instruments, water, hydrodynamics, transducers, storms, pressure, impact, instrumentation, generation, modules, uk, waves, shoreline, queens university belfast, vertical, power, energy, power stations, scotland, measurement, models, islay, field, data, loads, acquisition

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