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Energy Converters
Seawave Slot-Cone Generator
physical modeling
wave loadings.

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Buccino, M., Dentale, F., Salerno, D., & Contestabile, P. (2017). VALIDATION OF A PROBABILISTIC METHOD FOR THE STRUCTURAL. Coastal Engineering Proceedings, 1(35), structures.28.


The paper deals with the validation of a wave by wave approach for the calculation of the wave loadings exerted on an overtopping type Wave Energy Converter named Seawave Slot-Cone Generator (SSG). The prediction method, originally developed for regular waves, employs the Iribarren number (Battjes, 1974), the slope parameter (Svendsen, 2006) and the Linear thrust parameter (Buccino et al., 2015) as main predictors. The approach has been tested against five 2-D random wave tests, carried out in view of the design of a new pilot plant to be located along the Norwegian coast.


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