Field Verification Experiment of a Wave Power Extracting Caisson Breakwater

by Yoshimi Goda, Yokohama Natl Univ, Japan,
Katsumi Kanda, Yokohama Natl Univ, Japan,
Yoshiyuki Hoshiyama, Yokohama Natl Univ, Japan,
Hideaki Ohneda, Yokohama Natl Univ, Japan,
Hiroshi Suzuki, Yokohama Natl Univ, Japan,
Masanori Hirano, Yokohama Natl Univ, Japan,
Youichi Nagasawa, Yokohama Natl Univ, Japan,
Shigeo Takahashi, Yokohama Natl Univ, Japan,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Ocean Energy Recovery

Abstract: The Ministry of Transport in Japan is conducting a field verification experiment of a wave power converter with a vertical breakwater called the wave power extracting caisson breakwater. The development of the converter and the field experiment are described in this report.

Subject Headings: Hydro power | Breakwaters | Caissons | Verification | Field tests | Breaking waves | Compression | Japan | Asia

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