OS21F:
Renewable Energy: Marine, Wave, and Hydrokinetic II

Tuesday, 16 December 2014: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Chairs:  Scott C James, Exponent, Inc., Water Resources Engineering, Irvine, CA, United States, Martin Wosnik, University of New Hampshire Main Campus, Durham, NH, United States, Maria L Beninati, Organization Not Listed, Washington, DC, United States and Luksa Luznik, US Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, 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:

8:00 AM
 
Parametric Experimentation with Cross-Flow Turbines
Brian L Polagye1, Chase Haegele1, Sahil Mehta2, Caleb Bowman1 and Benjamin Strom1, (1)University of Washington Seattle Campus, Mechanical Engineering, Seattle, WA, United States, (2)Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, India
8:20 AM
 
Alaskan wave and river hydrokinetic energy resource assessment, river energy converter testing and surface debris mitigation performance
Jerome Johnson1, Jeremy Kasper1, Jack Schmid1, Paul Duvoy1, Thomas M Ravens2, Ned Hansen3 and Adeline Montlaur4, (1)University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, United States, (2)University of Alaska Anchorage, Civil Enegineering, Anchorage, AK, United States, (3)Oceana Energy Company, Washington, DC, United States, (4)Universitat Polit├Ęcnica de Catalunya-BarcelonaTech, Castelldefels School of Telecommunications and Aerospace Engineering, Barcelona, Spain
8:40 AM
 
Simulation-Based Approach for Site-Specific Optimization of Hydrokinetic Turbine Arrays
Fotis Sotiropoulos, Saurabh Chawdhary, Xiaolei Yang, Ali Khosronejad and Dionysios Angelidis, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, Minneapolis, MN, United States
9:00 AM
 
Effects of Stream Turbine Array Configuration on Current Energy Extraction Near an Island
Yaling Chen, Binliang Lin and Jie Lin, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
9:15 AM
 
Gulf Stream Power Characteristics near Cape Hatteras; Regional Model vs. Direct Current Observations
Caroline Lowcher1, John Bane1, Yanlin Gong2, Ruoying He3 and Mike Muglia4, (1)University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, United States, (2)North Carolina University, Raleigh, NC, United States, (3)North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC, United States, (4)University of North Carolina Coastal Studies Insitute, Wanchese, NC, United States
9:30 AM
 
Wave energy converter effects on wave propagation: A sensitivity study in Monterey Bay, CA
Grace Chang1, Craig Alexander Jones2, Jesse Roberts3, Jason Magalen4, Kelley Ruehl3 and Chris Chartrand3, (1)University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, United States, (2)Marine Science and Engineering Institute, Santa Cruz, CA, United States, (3)Sandia National Laboratories, Albequerque, NM, United States, (4)Sea Engineering, Inc., Santa Cruz, CA, United States
9:45 AM
 
Acoustic Propagation Modeling for Marine Hydro-Kinetic Applications
Charles Nathan Johnson and Erick Johnson, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, United States
 
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