Proceedings of EWTEC2017
The 12th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference was held from 27 August to 1 September 2017 at University College Cork, Ireland. Over 4 days, the program featured 6 parallel sessions covering 12 different thematic tracks.
Wave energy: resource characterization (21)
Tidal energy: resource characterization (23)
Wave energy: device development and testing (66)
Tidal energy: device development and testing (47)
Wave energy: hydrodynamic, structural and mechanical modelling (59)
Tidal energy: hydrodynamic, structural and mechanical modelling (33)
Grid integration, power take-off and control (45)
Station-keeping, moorings and foundations (12)
Environmental impact and appraisal (27)
Economical, social, legal and political aspects (17)
Structural mechanics: materials, fatigue, loadings (11)
Operations and Maintenance (5)
From the 526 abstracts initially submitted, 366 full papers were finally selected by a peer-review process, under the control of the international EWTEC Technical Committee, to be presented at the Conference and included in the present proceedings, totaling 3050 pages.
The conference proceedings have the format of a CD.
—Instructions— Once your order has been processed, you will receive an email with a link to download the conference proceedings. The proceedings are downloaded as .zip folder and they have the format of a CD. When the download is complete unzip the folder and select the Click-here.html. Please make sure to keep the Click-here.html in the same folder with the proceedings “EWTEC” file. The welcome page will open in your default browser. Through this page you can search a paper according to different criteria. When you find the paper you would like to read in the search results open it by selecting the paper ID at the first from left column. Note: In the unlikely case that the Click-here.html links do not work properly, you can still access all the papers by opening the main folder and navigate through the file “papers” in the “EWTEC”>data file.