Renewable Energy: Marine, Wave, and Hydrokinetic I Posters

Monday, 15 December 2014: 1:40 PM-6:00 PM
Chairs:  Fotis Sotiropoulos, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, Minneapolis, MN, United States, Brian L Polagye, University of Washington Seattle Campus, Mechanical Engineering, Seattle, WA, United States, Lindsay L Dubbs, UNC-Chapel Hill, Manteo, NC, United States and Thomas M Ravens, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, United States
Primary Conveners:  Scott C James, Exponent, Inc., Water Resources Engineering, Irvine, CA, United States
Co-conveners:  Martin Wosnik, University of New Hampshire Main Campus, Durham, NH, United States and Maria L Beninati, Bucknell Univ-Mech Engrg, Lewisburg, PA, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Scott C James, Exponent, Inc., Water Resources Engineering, Irvine, CA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

The Fisheries and Marine Renewable Energy Working Group: creating an agenda for improved co-existence.
Maria Shauna Campbell1, Jiska De Groot2, Matthew Ashley2 and Lynda Rodwell2, (1)Plymouth University, Plymouth, PL4, United Kingdom, (2)Plymouth University, Plymouth, United Kingdom
Gulf Stream Marine Hydrokinetic Energy Observations for North Carolina
Mike Muglia1, Billy Edge1 and Caroline Lowcher2, (1)University of North Carolina Coastal Studies Insitute, Wanchese, NC, United States, (2)University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, United States
Optimized Finite-Difference Coefficients for Hydroacoustic Modeling
Leiph A Preston, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, United States
Validating and Applying Numerical Models for Current Energy Capture Devices
Christopher Yuji Hirlinger1, Scott C James2 and Mary P Cardenas1, (1)Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA, United States, (2)Exponent, Inc., Water Resources Engineering, Irvine, CA, United States
Evaluating the Performance of Two Marine Hydrokinetic Turbines in a Tandem-Array Configuration
Maria L Beninati1, Giulio Soliani1, Michael H Krane2 and Arnold A Fontaine2, (1)Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, United States, (2)Pennsylvania State University Main Campus, University Park, PA, United States
Physical and Numerical Model Studies of Cross-flow Turbines Towards Accurate Parameterization in Array Simulations
Martin Wosnik and Peter Bachant, University of New Hampshire Main Campus, Durham, NH, United States
The Power Coefficient in the Theory of Energy Extraction from Tidal Channels
Patrick F Cummins, Institute of Ocean Sciences, Sidney, BC, Canada
Tidal Energy Resource Assessment in Chacao Channel, Chile
Maricarmen Guerra1, Leandro Suarez2, Rodrigo Cienfuegos2 and James M Thomson3, (1)University of Washington Seattle Campus, Seattle, WA, United States, (2)Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering, Santiago, Chile, (3)Applied Physics Lab (UW), Seattle, WA, United States
Modeling and Measuring the Interaction between Hydrokinetic Devices and the Hydraulic and Sedimentary Environment of the Tanana River, Alaska
Thomas M Ravens1, Maria Kartezhnikova1, Elan Edgerly1, Brandi Opsahl1, Ned Hansen2, Jeremy Kasper3 and Jack Schmid3, (1)University of Alaska Anchorage, Civil Engineering, Anchorage, AK, United States, (2)Oceana Energy Company, Washington, DC, United States, (3)University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, United States
Evaluating Sediment Stability at Offshore Marine Hydrokinetic Energy Facilities
Craig Alexander Jones, Organization Not Listed, Washington, DC, United States, Jason Magalen, Sea Engineering, Inc., Santa Cruz, CA, United States, Jesse Roberts, Sandia National Laboratories, Albequerque, NM, United States and Grace Chang, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
Wave Resource Characteristics Near Humboldt Bay – Results from a 10-year Hindcast
Ann Dallman and Vincent S Neary, Sandia National Laboratories, Water Power Technologies, Albuquerque, NM, United States
Numerical Modeling of Fluid Structure Interactions of a Floating Wave Energy Extraction Device
Junghwan Lee and Seokkoo Kang, Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea
Estimating energy loss due to vortex shedding and pneumatic efficiency of an oscillating water column device: experiments
Zhenhua Huang and Conghao Xu, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, United States
Optimisation Of a Magnetostrictive Wave Energy Converter
Timothy R Mundon and Balakrishnan Nair, Oscilla Power, Seattle, WA, United States
Optimization of Reaction Plates for Wave Energy Conversion
Adam Christopher Brown, Applied Physics Laboratory University of Washington, Kenmore, WA, United States
A New High Resolution Wave Modeling System for Renewable Energy Applications in California and the Mediterranean Sea
George N Galanis1, Menas Kafatos2, Peter C Chu3, Nikolaos Hatzopoulos2, George Emmanouil1 and George B Kallos4, (1)Hellenic Naval Academy, Mathematics, Piraeus, Greece, (2)Chapman University, Orange, CA, United States, (3)Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, United States, (4)University of Athens, Athens, Greece
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