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dc.contributor.authorSammarco, Pen
dc.contributor.authorMichele, Sen
dc.contributor.authord'Errico, Men
dc.date.accessioned2021-08-09T14:29:13Z
dc.date.available2021-08-09T14:29:13Z
dc.date.issued2013-10-01en
dc.identifier.issn0141-1187en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10026.1/17507
dc.description.abstract

We consider a flap-gate farm, i.e. a series of P arrays, each made by Q neighboring flap gates, in an infinitely long channel. We show that there are P × (Q - 1) natural modes and determine their eigenfrequencies and modal forms. When the distance between the arrays goes to infinity the eigenfrequencies converge to the Q - 1 values given by Li and Mei [14]. For an ad-hoc combination of channel geometry and flap gate characteristics, modal excitation can give significantly larger response than for the case of a single or a sparse gate system. This aspect is relevant for the design of an optimal gate farm wave energy converter. © 2013 Elsevier Ltd.

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dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/en
dc.titleFlap gate farm: From Venice lagoon defense to resonating wave energy production. Part 1: Natural modesen
dc.typeJournal Article
plymouth.volume43en
plymouth.publication-statusPublisheden
plymouth.journalApplied Ocean Researchen
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.apor.2013.10.001en
plymouth.organisational-group/Plymouth
plymouth.organisational-group/Plymouth/Faculty of Science and Engineering
plymouth.organisational-group/Plymouth/Faculty of Science and Engineering/School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics
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rioxxterms.versionofrecord10.1016/j.apor.2013.10.001en
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