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Handbook of Ocean Wave Energy

Editors: Pecher, Arthur, Kofoed, Jens Peter (Eds.)

  • Offers a practice-oriented reference guide to the field of ocean wave energy
  • Presents an overview as well as a deeper insight into wave energy converters
  • Covers both the economic and engineering aspects related to ocean wave energy conversion
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This book is open access under a CC BY-NC 2.5 license.
This book offers a concise, practice-oriented reference-guide to the field of ocean wave energy. The ten chapters highlight the key rules of thumb, address all the main technical engineering aspects and describe in detail all the key aspects to be considered in the techno-economic assessment of wave energy converters. Written in an easy-to-understand style, the book answers questions relevant to readers of different backgrounds, from developers, private and public investors, to students and researchers. It is thereby a valuable resource for both newcomers and experienced practitioners in the wave energy sector.

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Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Pecher, Arthur (et al.)

    Pages 1-15

  • The Wave Energy Sector

    Kofoed, Jens Peter

    Pages 17-42

  • The Wave Energy Resource

    Folley, Matt

    Pages 43-79

  • Techno-Economic Development of WECs

    Pecher, Arthur (et al.)

    Pages 81-100

  • Economics of WECs

    Costello, Ronan (et al.)

    Pages 101-137

Buy this book

eBook  
  • ISBN 978-3-319-39889-1
  • This book is an open access book, you can download it for free on link.springer.com
Hardcover 51,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-39888-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Handbook of Ocean Wave Energy
Editors
  • Arthur Pecher
  • Jens Peter Kofoed
Series Title
Ocean Engineering & Oceanography
Series Volume
7
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-39889-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-39889-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-39888-4
Series ISSN
2194-6396
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 287
Number of Illustrations and Tables
67 b/w illustrations, 85 illustrations in colour
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