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Research Output 1997 2019

2019

A review of floating photovoltaic design concepts and installed variations

Friel, D., Karimirad, M., Whittaker, T., Doran, J. & Howlin, E., 18 Oct 2019, 4th International Conference on Offshore Renewable Energy. CORE2019 proceedings, Glasgow: ASRANet Ltd, UK, 30 Aug 2019. ASRANet Ltd

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

Open Access
File

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

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
1 Citation (Scopus)

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
File
computational fluid dynamics
Computational fluid dynamics
Computer simulation
shallow water
simulation
2018

Mitigating Uncertainty in Tidal Turbine Performance Characteristics from Experimental Testing

Frost, C., Benson, I., Elsäßer, B., Starzmann, R. & Whittaker, T., 01 Jan 2018, 12th European Wave & Tidal Energy Conference: Proceedings.

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

turbine
inflow
towing
Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler
instrumentation
4 Citations (Scopus)

The Effect of Control Strategy on Tidal Stream Turbine Performance in Laboratory and Field Experiments

Frost, C., Benson, I., Jeffcoate, P., Elsaesser, B. & Whittaker, T., 12 Jun 2018, In : Energies. 11, 6, 16 p., 1533.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Field Experiment
Turbine
Control Strategy
Turbines
Unsteady Flow
2017

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
File
tidal channel
energetics
Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler
turbine
turbulence
9 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental Measurement of Wave Field Variations around Wave Energy Converter Arrays

O'Boyle, L., Elsäßer, B. & Whittaker, T., 05 Jan 2017, In : Sustainability. 9, 1, 16 p., 70.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
wave field
wave energy
energy
wave climate
farm
3 Citations (Scopus)

Methods to enhance the performance of a 3D coastal wave basin

O'Boyle, L., Elsaesser, B. & Whittaker, T., 01 May 2017, In : Ocean Engineering. 135, p. 158-169

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Wave propagation
Wave packets
Energy absorption
Beaches
2016
10 Citations (Scopus)

Field test of multiple 1/10 scale tidal turbines in steady flows

Jeffcoate, P., Whittaker, T., Boake, C. & Elsaesser, B., Mar 2016, In : Renewable Energy. 87, 1, p. 240-252 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Steady flow
Turbines
Rotors
Struts
Recovery

Preliminary Development of a Pseudo-3D Testing Technique for the Prediction of Extreme Loads on an Oscillating Wave Surge Converter

McKinley, A., Lamont-Kane, P., Henry, A., Folley, M., Nicholson, J., Whittaker, T. & Elsaesser, B., 2016. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Testing
Hydrodynamics
Inspection
2015

Contrasting the hydrodynamics of heaving and surging wave energy converters

Folley, M., Henry, A. & Whittaker, T., 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Numerical Modelling of an Oscillating Wave Surge Converter Using Volterra Theory

Folley, M., Van't Hoff, J. & Whittaker, T., 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2014

Strangford Lough and the SeaGen Tidal Turbine

Savidge, G., Ainsworth, D., Bearhop, S., Christen, N., Elsaesser, B., Fortune, F., Inger, R., Kennedy, R., McRobert, A., Plummer, K. E., Pritchard, D. W., Sparling, C. E. & Whittaker, T. J. T., Feb 2014, Marine Renewable Energy Technology and Environmental Interactions. Shields, M. A. & Payne, A. I. L. (eds.). Springer, p. 153-172 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Testing Tidal Turbines - Part 1: Steady Towing Tests vs Tidal Moored Tests

Jeffcoate, P., Elsaesser, B., Whittaker, T. & Boake, C., 2014. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Turbines
Turbulent flow
Testing
Unsteady flow
Conversion efficiency
23 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

Wave loads on the foundation of a bottom-hinged modular flap structure

Wilkinson, L., Doherty, K., Henry, A., Russo, V., Day, S. & Whittaker, T., Sep 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Flaps
Energy conversion
Fatigue of materials
Costs
2013
6 Citations (Scopus)

An Experimental Study of the Hydrodynamic Effects of Marine Growth on Wave Energy Converters

Tiron, R., Gallagher, S., Doherty, K., Reynaud, E., Dias, F., Mallon, F. & Whittaker, T., 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Derivation of Wave Loads for the Design of Oscillating Wave Surge Converters

Bourdier, S., Abdulla, K., Henry, A. & Whittaker, T., 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Fatigue of materials
Testing
6 Citations (Scopus)

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

14 Citations (Scopus)

The Characteristics of Wave Impacts on an Oscillating Wave Surge Converter

Henry, A., Rafiee, A., Schmitt, P., Dias, F. & Whittaker, T., 2013, The Proceedings of The Twenty-third (2013) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference . p. 566-573

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

converters
high speed cameras
simulation
8 Citations (Scopus)

Validating a spectral-domain model using physical model data

Folley, M. & Whittaker, T., Jun 2013, In : International Journal of Marine Energy. 2, p. 1-11

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

water column
Water
wave energy
sea state
Takeoff
2012

A Description of the Stationary Wave Pattern of a Marine Craft in Shallow and Intermediate Water Depths

Elsaesser, B. & Whittaker, T. T., Jan 2012, In : Ship Technology Research. 59, 1, p. 50-63 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water
Ship model tanks
Froude number
Wave propagation
Ships
27 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrodynamic Loading on a Bottom Hinged Oscillating Wave Surge Converter

Schmitt, P., Bourdier, S., Sarkar, D., Renzi, E., Dias, F., Doherty, K., Whittaker, T. & van 't Hoff, J., Jun 2012, Proceedings of the Twenty-second (2012) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference. p. 550-560 10 p.

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

Surges (fluid)
Hydrodynamics
Computational fluid dynamics
Experiments
108 Citations (Scopus)

Nearshore oscillating wave surge converters and the development of Oyster

Whittaker, T. & Folley, M., 28 Jan 2012, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A. 370, 1959, p. 345-364 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surge
Converter
converters
Wave power
Hydrodynamics
13 Citations (Scopus)
wave energy
sea state
wave climate
energy
wave height
2011

Assessment of Wave Basin Homogeneity for Wave Energy Converter Array Studies

O'Boyle, L., Elsaesser, B., Whittaker, T. & Folley, M., Sep 2011, p. 0-0. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

8 Citations (Scopus)

Extreme Value Analysis of Wave Energy Converters

Doherty, K., Folley, M., Doherty, R. & Whittaker, T., 2011, p. 557-564.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Investigating Experimental Techniques for Measurement of the Downstream Near Wake of a TidalTurbine

Rose, S., Good, A., Atcheson, M., Hamill, G., Johnstone, C., MacKinnon, P., Robinson, D., Grant, A. & Whittaker, T., May 2011, p. 1-5. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1 Citation (Scopus)

PIV Analysis of the Near Wake of a Tidal Turbine

Good, A., Hamill, G. & Whittaker, T., Jun 2011, p. 1-7. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2010
40 Citations (Scopus)

Advances in the Design of the Oyster Wave Energy Converter

Henry, A., Doherty, K., Cameron, L., Whittaker, T. & Doherty, R., 2010.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

9 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of the wave energy resource at the European Marine Energy Centre

Folley, M., Elsaesser, B. & Whittaker, T., 12 Oct 2010, Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters: Adapting to Change. Allsop, W. (ed.). ICE Publishing, Vol. 1. p. 660-669 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Design of the Next Generation of the Oyster Wave Energy Converter

Cameron, L., Doherty, K., Doherty, R., Henry, A., Van't Hoff, J., Kaye, D., Naylor, D., Bourdier, S. & Whittaker, T., Oct 2010, p. 00-00. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

18 Citations (Scopus)

Spectral Modelling of Wave Energy Converters

Folley, M. & Whittaker, T., Oct 2010, In : Coastal Engineering Journal. 57, 10, p. 892-897 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009
142 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of the nearshore wave energy resource

Folley, M. & Whittaker, T., Jul 2009, In : Renewable Energy. 34, 7, p. 1709-1715 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy resources
Coastal zones
Wave power
Farms
Water

Foundation Load Analysis of Oyster using a Five Degree of Freedom Load Transducer

Howard, D., Whittaker, T. & Doherty, K., 2009.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

9 Citations (Scopus)
Damping
Electric current control
Tuning
Hydraulics
Economics
26 Citations (Scopus)

The cost of water from an autonomous wave-powered desalination plant

Folley, M., Peñate Suarez, B. & Whittaker, T., Jan 2009, In : Renewable Energy. 34, 1, p. 75-81 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Desalination
Osmosis membranes
Reverse osmosis
Costs
Water
32 Citations (Scopus)
Hydrodynamics
Mooring
2008
29 Citations (Scopus)

An autonomous wave-powered desalination system

Folley, M., Penate Suarez, B. & Whittaker, T., 01 Mar 2008, In : Desalination. 220, 1-3, p. 412-421 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Desalination
desalination
wave energy
seawater
energy
2007

The design of a small seabed-mounted bottom-hinged wave energy converters

Folley, M., Whittaker, T. & Van't Hoff, J., Jan 2007, p. 1-1. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

The Design of Small Seabed Mounted Bottom Hinged Wave Energy Converters

Folley, M., Whittaker, T. & Van't Hoff, J., Sep 2007, p. 1-10. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

The development of Oyster - a shallow water surging wave energy converter

Whittaker, T., Collier, D., Folley, M., Osterried, M., Henry, A. & Crowley, M., Jan 2007, p. 1-1. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

76 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of water depth on the performance of a small surging wave energy converter

Folley, M., Whittaker, T. & Henry, A., Jun 2007, In : Ocean Engineering. 34 (8-9), 8-9, p. 1265-1274 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wave power
Water
Flaps
2006
37 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of LIMPET contra-rotating wells turbine with theoretical and model test predictions

Folley, M., Curran, R. & Whittaker, T., Jun 2006, In : Ocean Engineering. 33 (8-9), 8-9, p. 1056-1069 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Turbines
Wave power
Damping

Comparisons of the LIMPET counter-rotating Wells turbine with theoretical and model predictions

Folley, M., Curran, R. & Whittaker, T., 2006, In : Ocean Engineering. 33, p. 1056-1069 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2005

Optimisation of wave power devices towards economic wave power systems

Whittaker, T. & Folley, M., May 2005, p. 1-6. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Optimisation of Wave power devices towards economic wave power systems

Whittaker, T. & Folley, M., Jan 2005, p. 1-1. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper