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Research Output 2012 2020

2020

A blind comparative study of focused wave interactions with floating structures (CCP-WSI Blind Test Series 3)

Ransley, E., Yan, S., Brown, S., Hann, M., Graham, D., Windt, C., Schmitt, P., Davidson, J., Ringwood, J., Musiedlak, P-H., Wang, J., Wang, J., Ma, Q., Xie, Z., Zhang, N., Zheng, X., Giorgi, G., Chen, H., Lin, Z., Qian, L. & 14 others, Ma, Z., Bai, W., Chen, Q., Zang, J., Ding, H., Cheng, L., Zheng, J., Gu, H., Gong, X., Liu, Z., Zhuang, Y., Wan, D., Bingham, H. & Greaves, D., 29 Jan 2020, (Accepted) In : International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering. in review, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Downloads (Pure)

Systematic Review Shows That Work Done by Storm Waves Can Be Misinterpreted as Tsunami-Related Because Commonly Used Hydrodynamic Equations Are Flawed

Cox, R., Ardhuin, F., Dias, F., Autret, R., Beisiegel, N., Earlie, C. S., Herterich, J. G., Kennedy, A., Paris, R., Raby, A., Schmitt, P. & Weiss, R., 05 Feb 2020, In : Frontiers in Marine Science. 7, 18 p., 4.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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tsunamis
Tsunamis
systematic review
boulder
tsunami
2019

An efficient numerical framework for the assessment of free surface effects on crossflow tidal turbines

Feinberg, M., Schmitt, P., Donegan, J. & McEntee, J., Sep 2019, European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC 2019): Proceedings. 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Turbines
Drag coefficient
Rivers
Fluids
Water

CCP-WSI Blind Test Series 3: CFD-based numerical wave tank experiments employing an impulse source wave maker

Windt, C., Davidson, J., Schmitt, P. & Ringwood, J. V., 05 Nov 2019, (Accepted) In : International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Computational fluid dynamics
Experiments
Costs
Calibration

Contribution to the CCP-WSI Blind Test Series 3: Analysis of scaling effects of moored point-absorber wave energy converters in a CFD-based numerical wave tank

Windt, C., Ringwood, J. V., Davidson, J. & Schmitt, P., Jun 2019, The Proceedings of the 29th (2019) International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference. 29 ed. 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Computational fluid dynamics
Hydrodynamics
Viscosity
Fluids

Field measurements of extreme coastal waves on intertidal platforms using pressure sensors - Issues and Advances

Schmitt, P., Cox, R., Dias, F., O'Boyle, L. & Whittaker, T., 02 Mar 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

wave height
sensor
breaking wave
coastal erosion
coast
17 Downloads (Pure)

Field measurements of extreme waves in the intertidal zone, Aran Islands, Ireland

Schmitt, P., Cox, R., Dias, F., O'Boyle, L. & Whittaker, T., 12 Apr 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

File
intertidal environment
wave height
sensor
shallow water
cliff

Incorporating different tidal energy device designs into 4D collision risk simulations allowing increased flexibility for industry

Horne, N., Culloch, R., Schmitt, P. & Kregting, L., Sep 2019, 2019 European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC 2019): Proceedings. 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Turbines
Industry
Animals
Trajectories
4 Citations (Scopus)
118 Downloads (Pure)

On the Assessment of Numerical Wave Makers in CFD Simulations

Windt, C., Davidson, J., Schmitt, P. & Ringwood, J. V., 13 Feb 2019, In : Journal of Marine Science and Engineering. 7, 2, 45 p., 47.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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computational fluid dynamics
Computational fluid dynamics
Computer simulation
simulation
offshore engineering
2 Citations (Scopus)
35 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Mammals
Ports and harbors
Turbines
Environmental impact assessments
Momentum
1 Citation (Scopus)
91 Downloads (Pure)

The Efficient Application of an Impulse Source Wavemaker to CFD Simulations

Schmitt, P., Windt, C., Davidson, J., Ringwood, J. V. V. & Whittaker, T., 19 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Marine Science and Engineering. 7, 3, 19 p., 71.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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computational fluid dynamics
Computational fluid dynamics
Computer simulation
shallow water
simulation
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)
145 Downloads (Pure)

Designing Short-Term Wave Traces to Assess Wave Power Devices

Schmitt, P., Danisch, L., Lamont-Kane, P. & Elsaesser, B., 01 Mar 2018, In : International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering. 28, 1, p. 46-53 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Wave power
Hydrodynamics
18 Downloads (Pure)

Development of an impulse source-based wave-current interaction (WCI) model

Windt, C., Davidson, J., Schmitt, P. & Ringwood, J., 15 Jun 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Beaches
Surface waves
Momentum
257 Downloads (Pure)

Environmental Impact Report

Kregting, L., Schmitt, P., Lieber, L., Culloch, R., Horne, N. & Smyth, D., 2018

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access
File
24 Downloads (Pure)

FORCES ON A SUBMERGED SUB SEA TIDAL KITE IN SURFACE PROXIMITY

Schmitt, P., Ferreira Gonzalez, D., Goettsche, U., Schulz, C., Netzband, S., Scharf, M., Abdel-Maksoud, M. & Kregting, L., 15 Jun 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Ocean currents
Angle of attack
Metal foil
Costs
Water

Multi-pronged investigation uses coastal boulder deposits to understand storm wave amplification along steep shorelines

Cox, R., Dias, F., Cytrynbaum, J., NAGLE-MCNAUGHTON, T. P., Herterich, J., Schmitt, P. & O'Boyle, L., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

boulder
shoreline
amplification
cliff
overtopping
1 Citation (Scopus)
56 Downloads (Pure)

Noise characterization of a subsea tidal kite

Schmitt, P., Pine, M. K., Culloch, R. M., Lieber, L. & Kregting, L. T., 27 Nov 2018, In : The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 144, 5, p. EL441-EL446 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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turbines
noise measurement
flight
configurations
water
1 Citation (Scopus)
112 Downloads (Pure)

Obtaining Reflection Coefficients from a Single Point Velocity Measurement

McKee, R., Elsäßer, B. & Schmitt, P., 13 Jun 2018, In : Journal of Marine Science and Engineering. 6, 2, p. 1-11

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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velocity measurement
reflectance
direct power generators
reflected waves
orbital velocity
3 Downloads (Pure)

Wave Loads on Monopile Structures

Vorhoelter, H., Will, J., Schmitt, P. & Puder, D., 01 Dec 2018, (Accepted) STG Jahrbuch. Hamburg: Hansa GmbH & Co. KG, Vol. 111. 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Offshore wind turbines
Fluids
2017
81 Downloads (Pure)

A Numerical 4D Collision Risk Model

Schmitt, P., Culloch, R., Lieber, L. & Kregting, L., 25 Apr 2017. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
File
103 Downloads (Pure)

Assessment of Flow Characteristics at Two Locations in an Energetic Tidal Channel

Torrens-Spence, H., Schmitt, P., Frost, C., Benson, I., MacKinnon, P. & Whittaker, T., 01 Aug 2017, Proceedings of the Twelfth European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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tidal channel
energetics
Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler
turbine
turbulence
32 Downloads (Pure)

Assessment of Numerical Wave Makers

Windt, C., Davidson, J., Schmitt, P. & Ringwood, J., Aug 2017, Proceedings of the Twelfth European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference. Lewis, A. (ed.). University College Cork, Ireland, p. 707hyphen 1-707hyphen 10

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Experiments

Assessment of wave makers for an OpenFOAM numerical wave tank

Davidson, J., Windt, C., Schmitt, P. & Ringwood, J. V., 26 Jul 2017. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2 Citations (Scopus)
113 Downloads (Pure)

A tool for simulating collision probabilities of animals with marine renewable energy devices

Schmitt, P., Culloch, R., Lieber, L., Molander, S., Hammar, L. & Kregting, L., 29 Nov 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 11, 11 p., e0188780.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Renewable Energy
probability distribution
renewable energy sources
Probability distributions
Animals
2 Citations (Scopus)
39 Downloads (Pure)

Steps Towards a Self Calibrating, Low Reflection Numerical Wave Maker Using Narx Neural Networks

Schmitt, P., May 2017, Proceedings of the VII International Conference on Computational Methods in Marine Engineering. 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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Neural networks
Calibration
10 Citations (Scopus)
156 Downloads (Pure)

The Application of Froude Scaling on Scale Model Tests of Oscillating Wave Surge Converters

Schmitt, P. & Elsaesser, B., 01 Sep 2017, In : Ocean Engineering. 141, p. 108-115 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Computational fluid dynamics
Testing
Marine engineering
Wall function
Flow patterns
2016

Comparison of Four Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers in a High Flow Tidal Environment

Elsaesser, B., Torrens-Spence, H., Schmitt, P. & Kregting, L., Oct 2016, Proceedings of the 3rd AWTEC 2016 Asian Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (AWTEC 2016). AWTEC

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler
intertidal environment
accuracy assessment
calibration
methodology
15 Downloads (Pure)

Designing Short Term Wave Traces to Assess Wave Power Devices

Schmitt, P., Danisch, L., Lamont-Kane, P. & Elsaesser, B., 26 Jun 2016, The Proceedings of the 26th (2016) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference. International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers (ISOPE), 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Wave power
Hydrodynamics
Numerical methods
5 Citations (Scopus)
163 Downloads (Pure)

Development and Validation of a Procedure for Numerical Vibration Analysis of an Oscillating Wave Surge Converter

Schmitt, P., Windt, C., Nicholson, J. & Elsaesser, B., Jul 2016, In : European Journal of Mechanics B - Fluids. 58, p. 9-19 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Surge
Vibration Analysis
Converter
converters
Numerical Analysis

Environmental monitoring baseline report

Kregting, L., Schmitt, P., Culloch, R. & Lieber, L., Sep 2016, 15 p.

Research output: Other contribution

10 Citations (Scopus)
201 Downloads (Pure)

Optimising power take-off of an oscillating wave surge converter using high fidelity numerical simulations

Schmitt, P., Asmuth, H. & Elsaesser, B., Dec 2016, In : International Journal of Marine Energy. 16, p. 196-208 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Takeoff
damping
torque
Damping
Computer simulation
62 Downloads (Pure)

Steps towards fully nonlinear simulations of arrays of OWSC

Olbert, G. & Schmitt, P., 04 Oct 2016, Proceedings of the 19th Numerical Tank Towing Symposium. p. 78-83 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
2015

4.11(EC) Report new instrumentation and field measuring technology for tidal currents

Schmitt, P., Salvatore, F., Lidderdale, A., Dick, C., Richon, J-B., Porter, K., Maisondieu, C. & Johnston, C., 31 Mar 2015, Marine Renewables Infrastructure Network. 77 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther report

tidal current
instrumentation
tidal power
industry
acoustics
6666 Downloads (Pure)

A Review of the Implicit Motion Solver Algorithm in OpenFOAM® to Simulate a Heaving Buoy

Devolder, B., Schmitt, P., Rauwoens, P., Elsaesser, B. & Troch, P., 28 Sep 2015. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
8 Citations (Scopus)
481 Downloads (Pure)

A Review of Wave Makers for 3D Numerical Simulations

Schmitt, P. & Elsaesser, B., 14 Jun 2015. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Computer simulation
Marine engineering
Computational efficiency
Numerical methods
1 Citation (Scopus)

Current and Turbulence Measurement with Collocated ADP and Turbulence Profiler Data

Torrens-Spence, H., Schmitt, P., MacKinnon, P. & Elsaesser, B., 04 Mar 2015. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

profiler
acoustics
turbulence
tidal channel
shear flow
3 Citations (Scopus)

Determination of non-linear damping coefficients of bottom-hinged oscillating wave surge converters using numerical free decay tests

Asmuth, H., Schmitt, P., Elsaesser, B. & Henry, A., 01 Jan 2015, Renewable Energies Offshore - 1st International Conference on Renewable Energies Offshore, RENEW 2014. Soares, C. G. (ed.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 507-513 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Damping
Computational fluid dynamics
Hyperbolic functions
Ocean engineering
Computer simulation

Development and validation of fluid structure interaction methods for an oscillating wave surge converter

Windt, C., Nicholson, J., Schmitt, P. & Elsaesser, B., 01 Jan 2015, Renewable Energies Offshore - 1st International Conference on Renewable Energies Offshore, RENEW 2014. Soares, C. G. (ed.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 539-545 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fluid structure interaction
Hydrostatic pressure
Structural loads
Finite element method
Water

Extreme Loads on an Oscillating Wave Surge Converter

Lamont-Kane, P., Henry, A., Nicholson, J., McKinley, A., Schmitt, P., Folley, M. & Elsaesser, B., 09 Sep 2015. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Flaps
Piercing
63 Downloads (Pure)

Field testing a full-scale tidal turbine Part 2: In-line Wake Effects

Schmitt, P., Elsaesser, B., Bischof, S. & Starzmann, R., 06 Sep 2015. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

turbine
acoustics
profiler
towing
effect

Field Testing a Full-Scale Tidal Turbine Part 3: Acoustic Characteristics

Schmitt, P., Elsaesser, B., Coffin, M., Hood, J. & Starzmann, R., 06 Sep 2015. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

turbine
acoustics
tidal power
monitoring system
environmental impact
34 Citations (Scopus)
734 Downloads (Pure)

On the use of OpenFOAM to model Oscillating wave surge converters

Schmitt, P. & Elsaesser, B., 01 Nov 2015, In : Ocean Engineering. 108, p. 98-104 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Surges (fluid)
Computational fluid dynamics
Experiments
2014
293 Downloads (Pure)

A review of ADP processing software

Schmitt, P., Torrens-Spence, H., Jeffcoate, P. & Elsaesser, B., 09 Sep 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Acoustics
Processing
Tidal power
Computer operating systems
MATLAB
807 Downloads (Pure)

Determination of Non-linear Damping Coefficients of bottom-hinged Oscillating Wave Surge Converters Using Numerical Free Decay Tests

Asmuth, H., Schmitt, P., Henry, A. & Elsaesser, B., 30 Nov 2014. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Damping
Computational fluid dynamics
Hyperbolic functions
Ocean engineering
Computer simulation
265 Downloads (Pure)

Development and validation of Fluid Structure Interaction Methods for an Oscillating Wave Surge Converter

Windt, C., Schmitt, P., Nicholson, J. & Elsaesser, B., 25 Nov 2014. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Fluid structure interaction
Hydrostatic pressure
Structural loads
Finite element method
Water

Testing Tidal Turbines Part II: Tidal Flow Characterisation Using ADV Data

Torrens-Spence, H., Jeffcoate, P., Schmitt, P., MacKinnon, P. & Elsaesser, B., 16 Sep 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

turbine
turbulence
steady flow
tidal current
turbulent flow
24 Citations (Scopus)

The Characteristics of Wave Impacts on an Oscillating Wave Surge Converter

Henry, A., Rafiee, A., Schmitt, P., Dias, F. & Whittaker, T., May 2014, In : Journal of Ocean and Wind Energy. 1, 2, p. 101-110

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

breaking wave
numerical method
mechanics
simulation
High speed cameras
2013

Shape optimization of a bottom hinged flap type wave energy converter

Schmitt, P., Whittaker, T. & Doherty, K., 2013, Proceedings on Maritime Energy. Grabe, J. (ed.). 1 ed. Hamburg, Vol. 26. p. 47-61 (Veroeffentlichungen des Institutes Geotechnik und Baubetrieb; no. 26).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution