This paper presents the application of phase averaging to experimental data obtained during scale model testing of a forward facing bent duct oscillating water column (OWC). Phase averaging is applied to both wave probe data and a two-dimensional velocity field at the centerline plane of the OWC model obtained using particle imaging velocimetry (PIV). Results are presented for one monochromatic wave condition. The influence of varied wave frequency is briefly discussed.
Phase Averaged Flow Analysis in an Oscillating Water Column Wave Energy Converter
Contributed by the Ocean Offshore and Arctic Engineering Division of ASME for publication in the JOURNAL OF OFFSHORE MECHANICS AND ARCTIC ENGINEERING. Manuscript received July 1, 2011; final manuscript received June 5, 2012; published online February 25, 2013. Assoc. Editor: Wei Qiu.
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Fleming, A., Penesis, I., Goldsworthy, L., Macfarlane, G., Bose, N., and Denniss, T. (February 25, 2013). "Phase Averaged Flow Analysis in an Oscillating Water Column Wave Energy Converter." ASME. J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng. May 2013; 135(2): 021901. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4007076
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