Journal of Ocean and Wind Energy (JOWE)


Vol. 2, No. 2 May 2015


Table of Contents


Closure Schemes for Nonlinear Bistable Systems Subjected to Correlated Noise: Applications to Energy Harvesting from Water Waves ..... 65
Han Kyul Joo and Themistoklis P. Sapsis    


Performance Enhancement of the Oscillating Wave Surge Converter by a Breakwater ..... 73
Dripta Sarkar and Frederic Dias  


Prediction of Lightning Interactions with Coastal and Offshore Wind Turbines ..... 81
Gilbert A. Malinga and John M. Niedzwecki  


The Dynamic Coupling Effects of a MUFOWT (Multiple Unit Floating Offshore Wind Turbine) with Partially Broken Blade ..... 89
Yoon Hyeok Bae and Moo-Hyun Kim  


Quantification of Wave Model Uncertainties Used for Probabilistic Reliability Assessments of Wave Energy Converters ..... 98
Simon Ambühl, Jens Peter Kofoed and John D. Sørensen  


Study of Characteristics of Darrieus-type Straight-bladed Vertical Axis Wind Turbine by Use of Ailerons ..... 107
Kazuhisa Naoi, Kentaro Tsuji, Mitsuhiro Shiono and Katsuyuki Suzuki  


Study on the Gear Ratio for a Tidal Current Power Generation System Using the MPPT Control Method ..... 113
Kentaro Tsuji, Kazuhisa Naoi, Mitsuhiro Shiono and Katsuyuki Suzuki    


Global In-place Analysis of WTIV Leg for Korean West-South Offshore Wind Zone ..... 121
Tae-Min Cho, Joo-Shin Park, Yeong-Su Ha, Bong-Jae Kim and Ki-Bok Jang