WEC

WavEC Scientific Papers

2017

Conference Publications and Presentations:

Gradowski, M., M. Alves, R. Gomes, and J. Henriques. “Integration of a Hydrodynamic Negative Spring Concept into the OWC Spar Buoy.” In Proceedings of the Twelfth European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, edited by A. Lewis, 938-1–938-7. University College Cork, Ireland: EWTEC, 2017.

Guérinel, M., E. Jansson, J. Todalshaug, M. Jesmani, and K. Guijt. “Modelling Alternatives for a Heaving Point Absorber with and without Stiffness Modulation.” In Proceedings of the Twelfth European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, edited by A. Lewis, 1190–91–1190–98. University College Cork, Ireland: EWTEC, 2017.

Vicente, M., P. Benreguig, S. Crowley, and J. Murphy. “Tupperwave - Initial Numerical Modelling and Optimization.” In Proceedings of the Twelfth European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, edited by A. Lewis, 785-1-785–10. University College Cork, Ireland: EWTEC, 2017.

Vicente, P., K. Krugel, M. Lopes, R. Gomes, J. Doussal, S. Girardin, F. Gorintin, and M. Philippe. “Engineering Analysis of the Submergence as a Survivability Strategy for Floating OWCs.” In Proceedings of the Twelfth European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, edited by A. Lewis, 914–1–914–10. University College Cork, Ireland: EWTEC, 2017.

Howey, B., K. Collins, P. Vicente, R. Gomes, V. Harnois, M. Hann, G. Iglesias, and D. Greaves. “A Physical Mooring Comparison for a Floating OWC.” In Proceedings of the Twelfth European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, edited by A. Lewis, 921–1–921–28. University College Cork, Ireland: EWTEC, 2017.

Wendt, Fabian, Yi-Hsiang Yu, Kim Nielsen, Kelley Ruehl, Tim Bunnik, Imanol Touzon, Bo Woo Namk, et al. “OES Task 10 WEC Modelling Verification and Validation.” In Proceedings of the Twelfth European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, edited by A. Lewis, 1197–1–1197–10. University College Cork, Ireland: EWTEC, 2017.


2016

Journal Publications:

Todalshaug, Jørgen Hals, Gunnar Steinn Ásgeirsson, Eysteinn Hjálmarsson, Jéromine Maillet, Patrik Möller, Pedro Pires, Matthieu Guérinel, and Miguel Lopes. ‘Tank Testing of an Inherently Phase-Controlled Wave Energy Converter’. International Journal of Marine Energy, Selected Papers from the European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference 2015, Nante, France, 15 (September 2016): 68–84. doi:10.1016/j.ijome.2016.04.007.

Greaves, Deborah, Daniel Conley, Davide Magagna, Eduardo Aires, José Chambel Leitão, Matthew Witt, Clare B. Embling, et al. ‘Environmental Impact Assessment: Gathering Experiences from Wave Energy Test Centres in Europe’. International Journal of Marine Energy 14 (June 2016): 68–79. doi:10.1016/j.ijome.2016.02.003.

Kieran Monk, Forecasting for Control and Environmental Impacts of Wave Energy Converters, Plymouth University, 2016.

Conference Publications and Presentations:

Sarmento, A., and J. J. Cândido. ‘Challenges, Risks and Barriers to Wave Energy Commercialization and Support Public Policies’. Edinburgh, UK, 2016.

Silva, Marta, José Cândido, and Inês Machado. ‘Economic Decision Factors in Site Selection for Offshore Renewable Energy Projects’. In Actas Das 4as Jornadas de Engenharia Hidrográfica. Lisboa, Portugal, 2016.

Robertson, Amy N., Fabian Wendt, Jason M. Jonkman, Wojciech Popko, Michael Borg, Henrik Bredmose, Flemming Schlutter, et al. ‘OC5 Project Phase Ib: Validation of Hydrodynamic Loading on a Fixed, Flexible Cylinder for Offshore Wind Applications’. Energy Procedia, 13th Deep Sea Offshore Wind R&D Conference, EERA DeepWind’2016, 94 (September 2016): 82–101. doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2016.09.201.

2015

Journal Publications:

R. P. F. Gomes, M. F. P. Lopes, J. C. C. Henriques, L. M. C. Gato, and A. F. O. Falcão, ‘The dynamics and power extraction of bottom-hinged plate wave energy converters in regular and irregular waves’, Ocean Engineering, vol. 96, pp. 86–99, 2015.

F. Paparella, K. Monk, V. Winands, M. F. P. Lopes, D. Conley, and J. V. Ringwood, ‘Up-Wave and Autoregressive Methods for Short-Term Wave Forecasting for an Oscillating Water Column’, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 171–178, 2015.

T. Simas, A. M. O’Hagan, J. O’Callaghan, S. Hamawi, D. Magagna, I. Bailey, D. Greaves, J.-B. Saulnier, D. Marina, J. Bald, C. Huertas, and J. Sundberg, ‘Review of consenting processes for ocean energy in selected European Union Member States’, International Journal of Marine Energy, vol. 9, pp. 41–59, 2015.

Conference Publications and Presentations:

M. A. Bhinder, M. Karimirad, S. Weller, Y. Debruyne, M. Guérinel, and W. Sheng, ‘Modelling mooring line non-linearities (material and geometric effects) for a wave energy converter using AQWA, SIMA and Orcaflex’, in Proceedings of the 11th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Nantes, France, 2015.

E. M. Cruz, T. Simas, and E. Kasanen, ‘Discussion of the effects of the underwater noise generated by a wave energy device - Portugal’, in Proceedings of the 11th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Nantes, France, 2015.

D. Magagna, A. Uilhein, M. Silva, and A. Raventos, ‘Wave and tidal energy in Europe: assessing present technologies’, in Proceedings of the 11th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Nantes, France, 2015.

K. Monk, D. Conley, V. Winands, M. Lopes, Q. Zou, and D. Greaves, ‘Simulations and Field Tests of Pneumatic Power Regulation by Valve Control Using Short-term Forecasting at the Pico OWC’, in Proceedings of the 11th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Nantes, France, 2015.

W. M. Monteiro and A. Sarmento, ‘Using the Natural Caves for Wave Energy Extraction: modelling the airflow through its superficial cavities using a bidirectional Venturi Tube’, in Proceedings of the 11th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, 2015.

M. Silva, A. Raventos, A. Uihlein, and D. Magagna, ‘Ocean energy database: Technology characterization at sub-assembly level’, in Proceedings of the 11th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Nantes, France, 2015.

B. Teillant, M. Vicente, G. P. R. Papini, G. Moretti, R. Vertechy, M. Fontana, K. Monk, and M. Alves, ‘Techno-economic comparison between air turbines and dielectric elastomer generators as power take off for oscillating water column wave energy converters.’, in Proceedings of the 11th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Nantes, France, 2015.

J. H. Todalshaug, P. Müller, G. S. Ásgeirsson, J. Maillet, E. Hjálmarsson, M. Lopes, P. Pires, and M. Guérinel, ‘Laboratory experiments on a heaving buoy wave-energy converter with inherent phase control’, in Proceedings of the 11th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Nantes, France, 2015.

D. Vicinanza, V. Ferrante, E. Zambianchi, C. Pratico, L. Riefolo, J. Abadal, F. Càrdenas, M. Moratò, J. Matassi, I. Suric, S. Pericic, T. Soukissian, E. Papadopoulos, A. D. Andrés, G. Sannino, L. Margheritini, A. Sarmento, J. P. Kofoed, N. Zografakis, and D. Maljkovic, ‘BLUENE - BLUe ENErgy for Mediterranean Sea’, in Proceedings of the 11th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Nantes, France, 2015.

A. N. Robertson, F. F. Wendt, J. M. Jonkman, W. Popko, F. Vorpahl, C. T. Stansberg, E. E. Bachynski, I. Bayati, F. Beyer, J. B. de Vaal, R. Harries, A. Yamaguchi, H. Shin, B. Kim, T. van der Zee, P. Bozonnet, B. Aguilo, R. Bergua, J. Qvist, W. Qijun, X. Chen, M. Guérinel, Y. Tu, H. Yutong, R. Li, and L. Bouy, ‘OC5 Project Phase I: Validation of Hydrodynamic Loading on a Fixed Cylinder: Preprint’, in The Proceedings of the 25th (2015) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Kona, Hawaii, US, 2015.

F. Remouit, M. F. Lopes, P. Pires, L. Sebastiao, and M. Rahm, ‘Automation of subsea connection for clusters of wave energy converters.’, in 25th International Symposium of Offshore and Polar Engineering, Kona, Hawaii, US, 2015.

2014

Journal Publications:

J. Limpo, A. Sarmento, A. Raventos, W. O. Renewables, and C. Correia, ‘Contributions to an Electrical and Economic Assessment of Offshore Wind Energy in Shallow Waters : Application to a Portuguese Site’, Journal of Ocean and Wind Energy, vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 246–252, 2014.

Conference Publications and Presentations:

J. George, A. Sarmento, and C. Godreau, ‘WindFloat-inspired platform designs for different floating turbine sizes’, in 1st International Conference on Renewable Energies Offshore, 2014.

A. Robertson, J. Jonkman, F. Vorpahl, W. Popko, J. Qvist, L. Frøyd, X. Chen, J. Azcona, E. Uzunoglu, C. G. Soares, C. Luan, H. Yutong, F. Pengcheng, A. Yde, T. Larsen, J. Nichols, R. Buils, L. Lei, T. A. Nygaard, D. Manolas, A. Heege, S. R. Vatne, H. Ormberg, T. Duarte, C. Godreau, H. F. Hansen, A. W. Nielsen, H. Riber, C. Le Cunff, F. Bayer, A. Yamaguchi, K. J. Jung, H. Shin, W. Shi, H. Park, M. Alves, and M. Guérinel, ‘Offshore code comparison collaboration continuation within IEA Wind Task 30: Phase II results regarding a floating semisubmersible wind system’, in ASME 2014 33rd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, 2014, vol. 9B.

B. Teillant, P. Chainho, A. Raventos, V. Nava, and H. Jeffrey, ‘A Decision Supporting Tool for the Lifecycle Logistics of Ocean Energy Arrays’, in 5th International Conference on Ocean Energy, Halifax, Canada, 2014.

T. Duarte, S. Gueydon, J. Jonkman, and A. Sarmento, ‘Computation of Wave Loads under Multidirectional Sea States for Floating Offshore Wind Turbines’, in ASME 2014 33rd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, San Francisco, California, US, 2014.

F. Paparella, K. Monk, V. Winands, M. F. P. Lopes, D. Conley, and J. V. Ringwood, ‘Benefits of up-wave measurements in linear short-term wave forecasting for wave energy applications’, in 2014 IEEE Conference on Control Applications (CCA), Antibes, Francce, 2014, pp. 2048–2053.

Y. Debruyne, M. Alves, and A. Sarmento, ‘Efficient time-domain simulation of the performances of a floating offshore wind farm’, in Renewable Energies Offshore, Lisbon, Portugal, 2014, pp. 673–680.

I. Machado, T. Simas, P. Chainho, M. Lopes, and P. Pires, ‘Methodologies for benthos assessment and epibenthic colonization at marine energy deployment sites (Poster)’, in 5th International Conference on Ocean Energy, Halifax, Canada, 2014.

C. McNatt, M. Hall, J. Davidson, A. de Andrés, and S. Hamawi, ‘Innovation in Offshore Renewable Energy: International Collaboration and INORE’, in 5th International Conference on Ocean Energy, 2014.

S. Petersen, A. Sarmento, J. Cândido, and C. Godreau, ‘Preliminary study on an offshore wind energy resource monitoring system’, in 1st International Conference on Renewable Energies Offshore, Lisbon, Portugal, 2014.

B. Teillant, P. Chainho, A. Raventos, A. Sarmento, and H. Jeffrey, ‘Characterization of the logistic requirements for the marine renewable energy sector’, in 1st International Conference on Renewable Energies Offshore, Lisbon, Portugal, 2014.

Books or participation in books:

C. A. S. Silva, S. Matias, C. Mafra, F. Sim-Sim, A. Estanqueiro, T. Simões, P. Justino, G. P. Garcia, L. Castro Santos, A. Sarmento, A. Raventos, M. Silva, S. Hamawi, C. Laia, M. Fernandes, C. Abreu, and A. Cardoso, RoadMap para as Energias Renováveis Offshore em Portugal : 2020 - 2030 - 2050. 2014.

A. Brito-Melo, ‘Offshore Renewable Energies’, in Offshore Renewable Energy Current Status - Future Perspectives for Portugal, A. Sarmento, A. Barata da Rocha, and T. Morais, Eds. INEGI, 2014, pp. 29–38.

A. Raventos, ‘Market Development’, in Offshore Renewable Energy Current Status - Future Perspectives for Portugal, A. Sarmento, A. Barata da Rocha, and T. Morais, Eds. INEGI, 2014, pp. 165–177.

N. Matos, ‘Road Map’, in Offshore Renewable Energy Current Status - Future Perspectives for Portugal, A. Sarmento, A. Barata da Rocha, and T. Morais, Eds. INEGI, 2014, pp. 213–230.

A. Sarmento, ‘Conclusions’, in Offshore Renewable Energy Current Status - Future Perspectives for Portugal, A. Sarmento, A. Barata da Rocha, and T. Morais, Eds. INEGI, 2014, pp. 231–237.

Dissertation and final study projects:

P. M. S. Pires, ‘Position and force control of lightweight robot manipulators for orthopedic surgery’, Doctoral, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal, 2014.

2013

Journal Publications:

J. C. C. Henriques, J. J. Cândido, M. T. Pontes, and A. F. O. Falcão, ‘Wave energy resource assessment for a breakwater-integrated oscillating water column plant at Porto, Portugal’, Energy, vol. 63, pp. 52–60, 2013.

Conference Publications and Presentations:

M. Guerinel, A. S. Zurkinden, M. Alves, and A. J. Sarmento, ‘Validation of a partially nonlinear time domain model using instantaneous froude-krylov and hydrostatic forces’, in Proceedings of the 10th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Aalborg, Denmark, 2013.

S. Hamawi and M. Silva, ‘Wave energy, Risky or not?’, in Proceedings of the 10th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Aalborg, Denmark, 2013.

K. Monk, D. Conley, M. Lopes, and Q. Zou, ‘Pneumatic power regulation by wave forecasting and real-time relief valve control for an OWC’, in Proceedings of the 10th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Aalborg, Denmark, 2013.

T. Simas, J. O’Callaghan, J. B. Saulnier, D. Marina, D. Magagna, D. Greaves, C. Embling, and J. Sundberg, ‘Identification of critical environmental and socio-economic issues of designated wave energy test centres across Europe’, in Proceedings of the 10th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Aalborg, Denmark, 2013.

M. Vicente, M. Alves, and A. Sarmento, ‘Layout optimization of wave energy point absorbers arrays’, in Proceedings of the 10th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Aalborg, Denmark, 2013.

M. Vieira, K. Monk, A. Sarmento, and L. Reis, ‘The Pico Power Plant as an Infrastructure for Development, Research and Graduation’, in I Congresso de Ciência e Desenvolvimento dos Açores, Angra do Heroísmo, Azores, Portugal, 2013.

Dissertation and final study projects:

M. Atcheson, ‘A large-scale model experimental study of tidal turbines in uniform steady flow’, Queen’s University Belfast, 2013.

2012

Journal Publications:

A. F. Falcão, J. J. Cândido, P. A. Justino, and J. C. Henriques, ‘Hydrodynamics of the IPS buoy wave energy converter including the effect of non-uniform acceleration tube cross section’, Renewable Energy, vol. 41, pp. 105–114, 2012.

J. C. C. Henriques, M. F. P. Lopes, R. P. F. Gomes, L. M. C. Gato, and A. F. O. Falcao, ‘On the annual wave energy absorption by two-body heaving WECs with latching control’, Renewable Energy, vol. 45, no. September, pp. 31–40, 2012.

A. F. O. Falcão, J. C. C. Henriques, and J. J. Cândido, ‘Dynamics and optimization of the OWC spar buoy wave energy converter’, Renewable Energy, vol. 48, pp. 369–381, Dec. 2012.

Conference Publications and Presentations:

S. Hamawi and S. O. Negro, ‘Wave Energy in Portugal: The paths towards a successful implementation’, in 4th International Conference on Ocean Energy, Dublin, Ireland, 2012, pp. 1–6.

A. S. Zurkinden, M. Kramer, M. T. Teimouri, and M. Alves, ‘Comparison between numerical modeling and experimental testing of a point absorber WEC using linear power take-off system’, in ASME 2012 31st International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2012, pp. 497–506.

D. Magagna, D. Greaves, D. Conley, A. M. O’Hagan, B. Holmes, M. Witt, T. Simas, C. Huertas Olivares, J. Chambel Leitão, H. Mouslim, Y. Torre-Enciso, J. Sundberg, and N. Rosseau, ‘How Experiences of the Offshore Wind Industry Can Aid Development of the Wave Energy Sector: Lessons Learnt from EIA Studies’, in The Proceedings of the 22nd (2012) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Rhodes, Greece, 2012.

D. Magagna, D. Greaves, D. Conley, J. C. Leitão, E. Aires, C. Embling, J. Brendan, M. J. Witt, T. Simas, J. Saulnier, H. Mouslim, J. O. Callaghan, A. M. O. Hagan, and J. Sundberg, ‘Development of a Data Management Platform for the integration of European Wave Energy Impact Assessment datasets’, in 4th International Conference on Ocean Energy, Dublin, Ireland, 2012, pp. 2–7.

S. Matias, C. Silva, and A. Raventos, ‘Roadmapping Renewable Energies : Uncertainties Review and Assessment’, in 4th International Conference on Ocean Energy, Dublin, Ireland, 2012, pp. 1–7.

A. Raventos and M. Alves, ‘Techno-economic tool for WEC design optimization: an initial analysis on impact of key design parameters and cost factors’, in 4th International Conference on Ocean Energy, Dublin, Ireland, 2012, pp. 2–7.

T. Simas, E. Muñoz-Arjona, C. Huertas-Olivares, J. De Groot, C. Stokes, I. Bailey, D. Magagna, D. Conley, D. Greaves, D. Marina, Y. Torre-Enciso, J. Sundberg, A. M. O’Hagan, and B. Holmes, ‘Understanding the role of stakeholders in the wave energy consenting process: engagement and sensitivities’, in 4th International Conference on Ocean Energy, Dublin, Ireland, 2012.

Other Presentations:

J. J. Cândido, ‘Use of altimeter data for wave energy applications’, presented at the EUMETRAIN Polar Satellite Week 2012, 08-Nov-2012.

Books or participation in books:

S. Patricio, ‘Underwater Noise Effects From Wave Energy Devices on Marine Mammals: A Possible Approach’, in The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life, A. N. Popper and A. Hawkins, Eds. Springer New York, 2012, pp. 505–507.

Dissertation and final study projects:

M. A. de A. Alves, ‘Numerical simulation of the dynamics of point absorber wave energy converters using frequency and time domain approaches’, Doctoral, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal, 2012.

2011

Conference Publications and Presentations:

A. F. Falcão, J. J. Cândido, P. A. Justino, and J. C. Henriques, ‘Modelling of the IPS Buoy Wave Energy Converter Including the Effect of Non-Uniform Tube Cross-Section’, in ASME 2011 30th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, 2011, pp. 289–298.

J. L. Villate, J. Huckerby, E. Sweeney, and A. Brito-Melo, ‘A multilateral technology initiative on ocean energy’, in OCEANS 2011 IEEE, Santander, Cantabria, Spain, 2011, pp. 1–8.

A. Pecher, J. P. Kofoed, I. Le Crom, F. Neumann, and E. de B. Azevedo, ‘Performance assessment of the Pico OWC power plant following the EquiMar Methodology’, in The Proceedings of the 21st (2011) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Maui, Hawaii, US, 2011.

M. Alves, M. Vicente, A. Sarmento, and M. Guérinel, ‘Implementation and verification of a time domain model to simulate the dynamics of OWCs’, in Proceedings of the 9th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Southampton, UK, 2011.

T. Duarte, M. F. P. Lopes, and A. J. N. A. Sarmento, ‘Experimental Study of a 2D Hydrofoil for Application in Ocean Mooring Systems’, in Proceedings of the 9th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Southampton, UK, 2011.

R. P. F. Gomes, M. F. P. Lopes, J. C. C. Henriques, L. M. C. Gato, and A. F. O. Falcão, ‘A Study on the Wave Energy Conversion by Submerged Bottom-hinged Plates’, in Proceedings of the 9th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Southampton, UK, 2011.

D. Greaves, D. Conley, R. H. Leeney, B. Godley, T. Simas, C. H. Olivares, B. Holmes, J. C. Leitão, H. Mouslim, and Y. Torre-Enciso, ‘The SOWFIA project: streamlining of ocean wave farms impact assessment’, in Proceedings of the 9th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Southampton, UK, 2011.

M. Guérinel, M. Alves, and A. Sarmento, ‘Nonlinear modelling of the dynamics of a free floating body’, in Proceedings of the 9th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Southampton, UK, 2011.

J. C. C. Henriques, M. F. P. Lopes, R. F. C. Gomes, L. M. C. Gato, and A. F. O. Falcão, ‘Performance evaluation of a two-body heaving WEC with latching control using a new numerical method’, in Proceedings of the 9th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Southampton, UK, 2011.

J. Huckerby, J. L. Villate, E. Sweeney, and A. Brito-Melo, ‘Implementing Agreement on Ocean Energy Systems: Next Five Years’, in Proceedings of the 9th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Southampton, UK, 2011.

I. Le Crom, H. Cabrera Bermejo, A. Pecher, E. Brito Azevedo, and F. V. Reis, ‘Incident wave climate at the OWC Pico plant: Validation of a feed-forward based propagation method (ANN) and a numerical simulation (SWAN) with measured data’, in Proceedings of the 9th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Southampton, UK, 2011.

F. Neumann and I. Le Crom, ‘Pico OWC-the Frog Prince of Wave Energy? Recent autonomous operational experience and plans for an open real-sea test centre in semi-controlled environment’, in Proceedings of the 9th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Southampton, UK, 2011.

A. Sarmento, M. Alves, and A. Raventos, ‘Improving R&D impact on wave energy commercial development’, in OCEANS 2011, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii , US, 2011, pp. 1–7.

Dissertation and final study projects:

M. Lopes, ‘Experimental Development of Offshore Wave Energy Converters’, Doctoral, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal, 2011.

2010

Journal Publications:

M. F. P. Lopes, J. M. P. Conde, M. G. Gomes, and J. G. Ferreira, ‘Numerical calculation of the wind action on buildings using Eurocode 1 atmospheric boundary layer velocity profiles’, Wind and Structures, vol. 13, no. 6, p. 487, 2010.

N. Løvdal and F. Neumann, ‘Internationalization as a strategy to overcome industry barriers—An assessment of the marine energy industry’, Energy Policy, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 1093–1100, 2010.

A. Palha, L. Mendes, C. J. Fortes, A. Brito e Melo, and A. Sarmento, ‘The impact of wave energy farms in the shoreline wave climate: Portuguese pilot zone case study using Pelamis energy wave devices’, Renewable Energy, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 62–77, Jan. 2010.

Conference Publications and Presentations:

A. Brito-Melo and J. Huckerby, ‘The International Energy Agency´s Ocean Energy Systems Implementing Agreement: Achievements to Date’, in Proceedings of the Workshop on "Oceans as a Source of Energy, Lisbon, Portugal, 2010.

M. A. Alves, I. R. Costa, and A. J. Sarmento, ‘Performance evaluation of an axysimmetric floating OWC’, in The Proceedings of the 20th (2010) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Beijing, China, 2010.

I. Le Crom, A. Brito-Melo, F. Neumann, and A. Sarmento, ‘Portuguese grid connected OWC power plant: Monitoring Report’, in The Proceedings of the 20th (2010) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Beijing, China, 2010.

T. C. Simas, A. C. Moura, D. Thompson, R. S. Batty, J. Norris, and G. Harrison, ‘Environmental Assessment for Ocean Energy Schemes: Useful Tools and Case Studies’, in The Proceedings of the 20th (2010) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Beijing, China, 2010.

S. Patricio, ‘Wave energy and underwater noise: assessment and monitoring aspects’, in The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life, Cork, Ireland, 2010, pp. 505–507.

A. Moura, M. Carvalho, S. Patricio, N. Nunes, and C. Soares, ‘Airborne and underwater noise assessment at the Pico OWC Wave Power Plant’, in 3rd International Conference on Ocean Energy, Bilbao, Spain, 2010, pp. 1–5.

A. Raventos, A. J. N. A. Sarmento, F. Neumann, and N. Matos, ‘Projected Deployment and Costs of Wave Energy in Europe’, in 3rd International Conference on Ocean Energy, Bilbao, Spain, 2010, pp. 12–17.

A. Sarmento, ‘Portuguese initiatives in a European framework for Ocean Energy’, in 3rd International Conference on Ocean Energy, Bilbao, Spain, 2010.

J. L. Villate, J. Bard, J. Huckerby, and A. Brito-Melo, ‘Ocean Energy Systems Implementing Agreement: An International Vision for Ocean Energy and a Review of 2009-2010 Achievements’, in 3rd International Conference on Ocean Energy, Bilbao, Spain, 2010.

Dissertation and final study projects:

J. J. M. B. Cândido, ‘Modelação, optimização e controlo de sistemas de corpo oscilante para utilização da energia das ondas’, Doctoral, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisboa, 2010.

2009

Journal Publications:

M. F. P. Lopes, J. Hals, R. P. F. Gomes, T. Moan, L. M. C. Gato, and A. de O. Falcao, ‘Experimental and numerical investigation of non-predictive phase-control strategies for a point-absorbing wave energy converter’, Ocean Engineering, vol. 36, no. 5, pp. 386–402, 2009.

A. Nobre, M. Pacheco, R. Jorge, M. F. P. Lopes, and L. M. C. Gato, ‘Geo-spatial multi-criteria analysis for wave energy conversion system deployment’, Renewable energy, vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 97–111, 2009.

J. M. Paixão Conde, E. Didier, M. M. Lopes, and L. M. C. Gato, ‘Nonlinear wave diffraction by submerged horizontal circular cylinder’, International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 198–205, Sep. 2009.

Conference Publications and Presentations:

S. Patrício, A. Moura, and T. Simas, ‘Wave energy and underwater noise: State of art and uncertainties’, in OCEANS 2009-EUROPE, Bremen, Germany, 2009, pp. 1–5.

M. Alves and A. Sarmento, ‘Hydrodynamic Optimization of the Active surface of a Heaving Point Absorber WEC’, in Proceedings of the 8th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Uppsala, Sweden, 2009.

J. Huckerby, A. Moreno, W. Musial, and A. Brito-Melo, ‘Ocean Energy Systems Implementing Agreement: A New Collaborative Activity on Environmental Issues’, in Proceedings of the 8th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Uppsala, Sweden, 2009.

I. Le Crom, A. Brito-Melo, F. Neumann, and A. Sarmento, ‘Numerical estimation of incident wave parameters based on the air pressure measurements in pico OWC plant’, in Proceedings of the 8th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Uppsala, Sweden, 2009.

M. F. P. Lopes, J. C. C. Henriques, M. C. Lopes, L. M. C. Gato, and A. Dente, ‘Design of a non-linear power take-off simulator for model testing of rotating wave energy devices’, in Proceedings of the 8th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Uppsala, Sweden, 2009.

S. Patrício, C. Soares, and A. Sarmento, ‘Underwater noise modelling of wave energy devices’, in Proceedings of the 8th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Uppsala, Sweden, 2009, pp. 1020–1028.

T. C. Simas, A. C. Moura, S. Patrício, and R. Batty, ‘Review and discussion of common environmental legislation for ocean energy schemes’, in Proceedings of the 8th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Uppsala, Sweden, 2009.

2008

Journal Publications:

A. Brito-Melo, F. Neumann, and A. Sarmento, ‘Full-scale data assessment in OWC Pico plant’, International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering, vol. 18, no. 01, p. 2734, 2008.

M. F. P. Lopes, M. Glória Gomes, and J. G. Ferreira, ‘Simulation of the atmospheric boundary layer for model testing in a short wind tunnel’, Experimental Techniques, vol. 32, no. 4, pp. 36–43, 2008.

Conference Publications and Presentations:

J. R. López, C. Huertas-Olivares, J. L. Villate, D. Langstom, A. J. N. A. Sarmento, M. Panagiotopoulos, B. Holmes, N. Rousseau, H. C. Sørensen, and F. Neumann, ‘Wave Energy Planning and Marketing (WAVEPLAM)’, in Proc. World Renewable Energy Congress, 2008, pp. 998–1003.

L. Mendes, A. Palha, C. J. Fortes, A. Brito-Melo, and A. Sarmento, ‘Analysis of the impact of a pilot zone for wave energy conversion offshore Portugal’, in The Proceedings of the 18th (2008) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2008.

M. F. P. Lopes, J. M. P. Conde, M. da G. de A. Gomes, and J. P. J. G. Ferreira, ‘Análise numérica da acção do vento sobre um edifício cúbico usando os perfis de velocidade do Eurocódigo 1’, in Conferência Nacional de Métodos Numéricos em Mecânica de Fluidos e Termodinâmica, Aveiro, Portugal, 2008.

S. Patrício and A. Sarmento, ‘Development of a Monitoring Plan to Assess the Underwater Acoustic Impact from Wave Energy Devices/Farms’, in International Scientific Meeting on Marine Renewable Energy and the Environment, London, UK, 2008.

M. A. A. Alves, P. Ricci, A. J. N. A. Sarmento, and J. C. Amador, ‘Wave Energy Absorption through the Relative Motion between two Heave Oscillating Bodies’, in ASME 27th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Estoril, Portugal, 2008.

G. Bhuyan, J. Bard, J. Huckerby, T. Pontes, and A. Brito-Melo, ‘International collaboration and role of IEA-OES’, in 2nd International Conference on Ocean Energy, Brest, France, 2008.

J. Hals, M. F. P. Lopes, T. Moan, L. M. C. Gato, and A. F. de O. Falcão, ‘Demonstration of a simple latching-control strategy for a wave-energy converter in irregular waves’, in 2nd International Conference on Ocean Energy, Brest, France, 2008.

C. Huertas-Olivares, H. C. Soerensen, N. Rousseau, J. L. Villate, J. R. Lopez, A. Sarmento, I. Russell, and F. Neumann, ‘First outcome of the WAVEPLAM project : Assessment of Non- technological barriers and Best practices’, in 2nd International Conference on Ocean Energy, Brest, France, 2008, pp. 1–11.

I. Le Crom, A. Brito-Melo, and A. Sarmento, ‘Maritime Portugese pilot zone for wave energy conversion: modelling analysis of the impact on surfing conditions’, in 2nd International Conference on Ocean Energy, Brest, France, 2008.

F. Neumann, V. Winands, and A. J. N. A. Sarmento, ‘Pico Shoreline OWC : status and new perspectives’, in 2nd International Conference on Ocean Energy, Brest, France, 2008, pp. 1–7.

G. M. Paredes, F. Taveira-Pinto, M. Lopes, R. Gomes, and L. Gato, ‘Estudo Experimental do Corpo Flutuante de um Modelo d e um Sistema Offshore para a Produção de Energia das Ondas’, in 3a Jornadas de Hidráulica Recursos Hídricos e Ambiente, Porto, Portugal, 2008.

Books or participation in books:

T. Heath, A. Sarmento, F. Neumann, A. B. e Melo, M. Prado, R. Yemm, J. Tedd, E. Friis-Madsen, J. P. Kofoed, W. Knapp, J. Cruz, R. Henderson, L. Christensen, H. C. Sørensen, and I. Russel, ‘Full-Scale WECs’, in Ocean Wave Energy, J. Cruz, Ed. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2008, pp. 287–395.

C. Huertas-Olivares and J. Norris, ‘Environmental Impact Assessment’, in Ocean Wave Energy, J. Cruz, Ed. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2008, pp. 397–423.

2007

Journal Publications:

J. M. B. P. Cruz and A. J. N. A. Sarmento, ‘Sea state characterisation of the test site of an offshore wave energy plant’, Ocean Engineering, vol. 34, no. 5–6, pp. 763–775, Apr. 2007.

Conference Publications and Presentations:

M. Alves, H. Traylor, and A. Sarmento, ‘Hydrodynamic optimization of a wave energy converter using a heave motion buoy’, in Proceedings of the 7th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Porto, Portugal, 2007, pp. 11–14.

J. M. Conde, E. Didier, M. F. P. Lopes, and L. M. C. Gato, ‘Nonlinear Wave Diffraction by a Fixed Submerged Circular Cylinder in Deep-Water’, in The Proceedings of the 17th (2007) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 2007, pp. 2655–2662.

C. Huertas-Olivares, I. Russell, S. Patricio, F. Neumann, and A. Sarmento, ‘Comparative study of baseline environmental studies in offshore renewable energies’, in The Proceedings of the 17th (2007) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 2007.

C. Huertas-Olivares, ‘Environmental Impacts of Wave Energy’, in 1st International PhD Symposium on Offshore Renewable Energy, Trondheim, Norway, 2007.

A. Brito-Melo, G. Bhuyan, K. Nielsen, K. Polaski, T. Pontes, and G. Shanahan, ‘Ocean Energy Systems Implementing Agreement: An International Collaborative Programme’, in The Proceedings of the 17th (2007) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 2007.

A. Brito-Melo, F. Neumann, and A. J. N. A. Sarmento, ‘Full-scale Data Assessment in OWC Pico Plant’, in The Proceedings of the 17th (2007) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 2007, vol. I, pp. 447–454.

G. S. Bhuyan and A. Brito-Melo, ‘The Strategy for the Next Five Years – International Energy Agency’s Ocean Energy Systems (IEA-OES) Implementing Agreement’, in Proceedings of the 7th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Porto, Portugal, 2007.

C. Huertas-Olivares, F. Neumann, and A. Sarmento, ‘Environmental management recommendations for the wave energy Portuguese Pilot Zone’, in Proceedings of the 7th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Porto, Portugal, 2007.

M. F. P. Lopes, P. Ricci, L. M. C. Gato, and A. de O. Falcão, ‘Experimental and numerical analysis of the oscillating water column inside a surface-piercing vertical cylinder in regular waves’, in Proceedings of the 7th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Porto, Portugal, 2007.

N. Løvdal, A. Sarmento, and F. Neumann, ‘Internationalization within the ocean energy industry-a remedy for entrepreneurial challenges?’, in Proceedings of the 7th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Porto, Portugal, 2007.

F. Neumann, A. Brito-Melo, E. Didier, and A. Sarmento, ‘Pico OWC recovery project: recent activities and performance data’, in Proceedings of the 7th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Porto, Portugal, 2007.

A. Nobre, M. Pacheco, R. Jorge, M. F. P. Lopes, and L. M. C. Gato, ‘Geo-Spatial Multi-criteria Analysis for Wave Energy System Deployment’, in Proceedings of the 7th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Porto, Portugal, 2007.

Dissertation and final study projects:

M. T. P. C. Simas, ‘Primary production in the tagus estuary-nutrient enrichment and the role of salt marshes’, Doctoral, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal, 2007.

2006

Conference Publications and Presentations:

C. Huertas-Olivares, S. Patricio, F. Neumann, and A. Sarmento, ‘Renewable Wave Energy. Making it sustainable’, in Communications to the International Conference on Renewable Energies and Water Technologies, Almeria, Spain, 2006, vol. II, pp. 91–96.

C. Huertas-Olivares, S. Patricio, F. Neumann, and A. Sarmento, ‘Impacto Ambiental de las Centrales de Energía de las Olas’, in Congresso Ibérico sobre Gestão e Planificação das Águas, 2006.

V. La Regina, S. Patrício, F. Neumann, and A. Sarmento, ‘The Role of socio-economic impact assessment (SIA) and environmental impact assessment (EIA) for understanding benefits from wave energy deployment’, in Proceedings of the World Renewable Energy Congress IX, Florence, Italy, 2006.

V. La Regina, A. Brito-Melo, S. Patrício, F. Neumann, and A. J. Sarmento, ‘Strengths-Weaknesses-Opportunities-Threats (SWOT) of Wave Energy Industry in Portugal’, in Proceedings of the WREEC, Tripoli, Libya, 2006.

V. La Regina, S. Patrício, F. Neumann, and A. Sarmento, ‘Wave Energy Development from Portugal to all over Europe: A Policy Landscape’, in IGEC-2, Ontario, Canada, 2006.

F. Neumann, A. Brito-Melo, and A. Sarmento, ‘Grid connected OWC wave power plant at the Azores, Portugal’, in 1st International Conference on Ocean Energy, 2006, pp. 53–60.

F. Neumann, J. Tedd, M. Prado, I. Russell, S. Patrício, and V. La Regina, ‘Licensing and environmental issues of wave energy projects’, in Proceedings of the World Renewable Energy Congress IX, Florence, Italy, 2006.

K. Polaski and A. Brito-Melo, ‘5-Year Activity Review of the IEA Ocean Energy Systems Implementing Agreement’, in 1st International Conference on Ocean Energy, Bremerhaven, Germany, 2006.

P. Ricci, M. Alves, A. F. de O. Falcão, and A. J. N. A. Sarmento, ‘Optimisation of the Geometry of Wave Energy Converters .’, in Proceedings of the International Conference on ocean energy, Bremerhaven, Germany, 2006.

A. Sarmento, T. Whitaker, A. Brito e Melo, A. Clement, S. Salter, T. Pontes, and F. Neumann, ‘The European Research Training Network For Competitive Wave Energy’, in Proceedings of the World Renewable Energy Congress IX, Florence, Italy, 2006.

A. J. Sarmento, V. La Regina, F. Neumann, and others, ‘Europe’s Wave Energy Development: Technological, Economical and Political Viewpoints’, in The Proceedings of the 16th (2006) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, San Francisco, California, US, 2006.

A. J. N. A. Sarmento, F. Neumann, and V. La Regina, ‘Aspectos estratégicos do desenvolvimento de energia das ondas em Portugal’, in ENER06 - Conferencia sobre Energias Renováveis e Ambiente, Figueira da Foz, Portugal, 2006.

V. La Regina, F. Neumann, A. Brito e Melo, and S. Patrício, ‘Opportunities of Portugal for wave energy development’, in World Renewable Energy Congress-2006, Tripoli, Libya, 2006.

A. J. N. A. Sarmento, A. Brito e Melo, and F. Neumann, ‘Results from sea trials in the OWC European wave energy plant at Pico, Azores’, in Invited paper for WREC-IX, Florence, Italy, 2006, pp. 1–6.

A. Brito-Melo, F. Neumann, and A. Sarmento, ‘Recuperação da Central de Energia das Ondas na ilha do Pico e observações iniciais do seu funcionamento’, in ENER06 - Conferencia sobre Energias Renováveis e Ambiente, Figueira da Foz, Portugal, 2006.

C. Huertas-Olivares, S. Patricio, I. Russell, F. Gadner, J. van’t Hoff, and F. Neumann, ‘The EIA approach to wave energy within the European Research Training Network WAVETRAIN’, in 1st International Conference on Ocean Energy, Bremerhaven, Germany, 2006.

2005

Conference Publications and Presentations:

M. Alves and A. Sarmento, ‘Non-linear and viscous diffraction response of OWC wave power plants’, in Proceedings of the 6th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Glasgow, UK, 2005, pp. 11–18.

J. Cruz, A. Saramento, and F. Gardner, ‘AWS Pilot Plant Tests: Wave Characteristics’, in Proceedings of the 6th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Glasgow, UK, 2005, pp. 105–112.

J. M. Cruz and A. J. Sarmento, ‘Time Domain Simulations on a Single Point Moored Submerged Sphere of Variable Radius’, in ASME 2005 24th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Halkidiki, Greece, 2005, vol. 2, pp. 819–824.

V. La Regina, F. Neumann, and A. Sarmento, ‘Economic reasoning and public financing of wave energy’, in Proceedings of the 6th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Glasgow, UK, 2005, pp. 429–436.

T. Lewis, A. Sarmento, C. Johnstone, and K. Nielsen, ‘A European platform for the integration and sharing of research and technical development activities in ocean energy systems’, in Proceedings of the Wave Renewable Energy Congress, Aberdeen, UK, 2005.

E. Martins, F. S. Ramos, L. Carrilho, P. Justino, L. Gato, L. Trigo, and F. Neumann, ‘CeoDouro project: overall design of an OWC in the new Oporto breakwater’, in Proceedings of the 6th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Glasgow, UK, 2005, pp. 273–80.

K. Polaski and A. Brito e Melo, ‘The IEA Ocean Energy Systems Implementing Agreement Its Status and Future Prospects’, in Proceedings of the 6th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Glasgow, UK, 2005.

M. G. Prado, F. Neumann, M. E. Damen, and F. Gardner, ‘AWS results of pilot plant testing 2004’, in Proceedings of the 6th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Glasgow, UK, 2005, vol. 401407.

J. Sá da Costa, A. Sarmento, F. Gardner, P. Beirão, and A. Brito-Melo, ‘Time domain model of the Archimedes Wave Swing wave energy converter’, in Proceedings of the 6th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Glasgow, UK, 2005, pp. 91–97.

A. Sarmento, F. Neumann, and V. La Regina, ‘The need and available means for international cooperation in marine renewable technology’, in World Renewable Energy Congress IX, Aberdeen, UK, 2005.

J. Cruz, M. Alves, A. Sarmento, A. Brito-Melo, and F. Neumann, ‘Estudo Comparativo entre Tecnologias de Aproveitamento de Energia Eólica e Energia das Ondas’, in ENER’ 05_Conf. Sobre Energias Renováveis e Ambiente em Portugal, Figueira da Foz, Portugal, 2005.

A. Sarmento and F. Neumann, ‘Uma nota sobre a problemática da tarifa para os parques de energia das ondas’, in ENER’ 05_Conf. Sobre Energias Renováveis e Ambiente em Portugal, Figueira da Foz, Portugal, 2005.

V. La Regina, ‘Wave energy World: challenges and expectations’, in Green Power Conference, Rome, Italy, 2005.

2004

Conference Publications and Presentations:

M. A. Alves, J. L. Lara, A. Sarmento, and I. J. Losada, ‘Non-linear Numerical Simulation of Regular Waves Interaction With Inclined Ramps’, in The Proceedings of the 14th (2004) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Toulon, France, 2004, vol. I, pp. 217–224.

A. Brito-Melo, ‘Abordagem Hidrodinâmica dos Sistemas de Extracção de Energia das Ondas’, in Congresso de Métodos Computacionais em Engenharia 31 May- 2 June., Lisboa, Portugal, 2004.

A. Sarmento, F. Neuman, and A. Brito-Melo, ‘Non-Technical Barriers to Large-Scale Wave Energy Utilisation’, in New and Renewable Energy Technologies for Sustainable Development, 28 June-1 July, Evora, Portugal, 2004, p. 225.

A. J. N. A. Sarmento, F. Neumann, and A. Brito-Melo, ‘Estudo sócio-económico do desenvolvimento da Energia das Ondas em Portugal’, in Simpósio sobre Energias Renováveis em Portugal, Figueira da Foz, Portugal, 2004.

J. Cruz and A. Sarmento, ‘Wave Energy Absorption by a Submerged Sphere of Variable Radius with a Swinging Single Point Moored Tension Line’, in The Proceedings of the 14th (2004) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Toulon, France, 2004.

Books or participation in books:

J. Cruz and A. J. N. A. Sarmento, Energia das Ondas: Introdução aos Aspectos Tecnológicos, Económicos e Ambientais. Lisboa, Portugal: Instituto do Ambiente, 2004.

Dissertation and final study projects:

M. Alves, ‘Modelação Numérica Não-Linear da Interacção de Ondas com Estruturas Costeiras’, Master, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal, 2004.

Papers of WavEC team members before its foundation

2003

Conference Publications and Presentations:

F. Neumann and A. Sarmento, ‘Experimental Study of a Shoreline Overtopping Wave Energy Caisson’, in The Proceedings of the 13th (2003) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 2003.

A. Brito-Melo, R. A. Castro, and A. J. N. A. Sarmento, ‘The estimation of the diffraction flow from sea trials measurements in OWC plants’, in Proceedings of the 5th European Wave Energy Conference, Cork, Ireland, 2003.

F. Neumann and A. J. N. A. Sarmento, ‘Update on the Portuguese Framework for Wave Energy Implementation’, in Proceedings of the 5th European Wave Energy Conference, 2003.

M. T. Pontes and A. Brito-Melo, ‘International energy agency - cooperate R&D on ocean energy’, in Proceedings of the 5th European Wave Energy Conference, Cork, Ireland, 2003, pp. 10–13.

A. Sarmento and J. Cruz, ‘Wave Energy Absorption by a Submerged Sphere of Variable Radius in Sway Surge and Heave’, in Proceedings of the 5th European Wave Energy Conference, Cork, Ireland, 2003.

2002

Journal Publications:

A. Brito-Melo, L. M. C. Gato, and A. Sarmento, ‘Analysis of Wells turbine design parameters by numerical simulation of the OWC performance’, Ocean Engineering, vol. 29, no. 12, pp. 1463–1477, 2002.

A. Brito-Melo and A. Sarmento, ‘Numerical Modelling of OWC wave-power plants of the oscillating water column type’, Advances in boundary elements, pp. 25–34, 2002.

Conference Publications and Presentations:

M. Alves, A. Brito-Melo, and A. J. N. A. Sarmento, ‘Numerical modelling of the pendulum ocean wave power converter using a panel method’, in The Proceedings of the 12th (2002) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Kitakyushu, Japan, 2002, vol. I, pp. 655–661.

A. Brito-Melo, F. Neumann, and A. Sarmento, ‘Approach and Tools for the Implementation of Ocean Wave Energy Devices’, in International Conference on new and renewable Energy Technologies for Sustainable Development, Ponta Delgada, Portugal, 2002, p. 105.

F. Neumann, A. Brito-Melo, and A. Sarmento, ‘Ocean Wave Energy in Portugal and its Potential to Contribute to the Future R.E. Mix’, in New and Renewable Energy Technologies for Sustainable Development, Ponta Delgada, Portugal, 2002, pp. 95–104.

2001

Journal Publications:

A. Brito-Melo, T. Hofmann, A. J. N. A. Sarmento, A. H. Clément, and G. Delhommeau, ‘Numerical modelling of OWC-shoreline devices including the effect of surrounding coastline and non-flat bottom’, International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering, vol. 11, no. 02, 2001.

Conference Publications and Presentations:

F. Neumann and A. J. N. A. Sarmento, ‘OWC-Caisson Economy and Its Dependency on Breaking Wave Design Loads’, in The Proceedings of the 11th (2001) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Stavanger, Norway, 2001, vol. I, pp. 561–566.

F. Neumann, A. Brito-Melo, O. Basmat, A. Sarmento, and C. Pita, ‘Caixotões perfurados: Múltiplas Aplicações em engenharia costeira’, in 2as Jornadas Portuguesas de Engenharia costeira e portuária, Sines, Portugal, 2001.

F. Neumann, A. Brito-Melo, and A. Sarmento, ‘Sustainable Port Structures Incorporating Wave Energy Caissons: Recent Work, Current Status and Outlook of a Portuguese Approach’, in Proc. Oceans III Millenium, 1st Int. Congress on Marine Science and Technology, Pontevedra, Spain, 2001.

2000

Conference Publications and Presentations:

A. Brito e Melo, T. Hofmann, A. J. N. A. Sarmento, A. H. Clément, and G. Delhommeau, ‘Numerical Modelling of OWC-Shoreline Devices with the Effects of Surrounding Coastline and Non-Flat Bottom’, in 10th Int Offshore and Polar Engineering Conf. ISOPE2000, Seattle, WA, USA, 2000.

A. Brito-Melo and A. Sarmento, ‘Numerical Study of the Performance of an OWC Wave Power Plant Integrated in a Semi-Infinite Breakwater’, in Proceedings of the 4th European Wave Energy Conference, Aalborg, Denmark, 2000.

F. Neumann and A. Sarmento, ‘An assessment of technical and economical viability of OWC integration in breakwaters’, in Proceedings of the 4th European Wave Energy Conference, Aalborg, Denmark, 2000, pp. 4–6.

Dissertation and final study projects:

A. M. C. F. de Brito e Melo, ‘Modelação e pré-dimensionamento de centrais de coluna de água oscilante: aplicação à central de energia das ondas do Pico, Açores’, Doctoral, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal, 2000.

1999

Conference Publications and Presentations:

A. Brito-Melo, A. J. N. A. Sarmento, A. H. Clément, and G. Delhommeau, ‘A 3D boundary element code for the analysis of OWC wave-power plants’, in The Proceedings of the 9th (1999) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Brest, France, 1999, pp. 188–195.

1998

Conference Publications and Presentations:

A. Brito-Melo, S. Sarmento, T. Hofmann, A. H. Clément, and G. Delhommeau, ‘Hydrodynamic analysis of geometrical design parameters of oscillating water column device’, in Proceedings of Third European Wave Energy Conference, Patras, Greece., 1998, pp. 23–30.

Dissertation and final study projects:

F. Neumann, ‘EDV-gestütztes Entwurfskonzept für Pfahlgründungen von Offshorewind-Parks in der Südlichen Ostsee’, 1998.

1996

Journal Publications:

A. J. N. A. Sarmento and A. Brito-Melo, ‘An Experiment-Based Time-Domain Mathematical Model of OWC Power Plants’, International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering, vol. 6, no. 03, Sep. 1996.

Conference Publications and Presentations:

A. Brito-Melo and A. Sarmento, ‘Analysis of non-linear hydrodynamic effects on a shore-line bottomstanding OWC power plant’, in Proceedings of the 8th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Hong Kong, 1996, pp. 313–318.

1995

Conference Publications and Presentations:

A. Brito-Melo, A. Falcão, A. Sarmento, A. Lewis, J. Hurley, and B. Holmes, ‘1:25 Scale Testing of the Azores Pilot Plant’, in Proceedings of the 2nd European Wave Power Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 1995, pp. 141–147.

L. M. C. Gato, A. Sarmento, and A. Brito-Melo, ‘Mathematical extrapolation of tank testing results: application to the Azores wave pilot plant’, in Proceedings of the 2nd European Wave Power Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 1995, pp. 8–10.

Dissertation and final study projects:

A. M. C. F. de Brito e Melo, ‘Energia das ondas: simulação matemática e experimental de centrais de coluna de água oscilante’, Master, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal, 1995.

1993

Journal Publications:

A. J. N. A. Sarmento, ‘Model-Test Optimization of an OWC Wave Power Plant’, International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering, vol. 3, no. 01, Mar. 1993.

Conference Publications and Presentations:

A. Joyce, T. Pontes, J. Bettencourt, A. Falcão, A. Sarmento, L. Gato, and A. Brito e Melo, ‘Wave tank testing of shoreline OWC power plant’, in Proceedings of an International Symposium, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1993, pp. 63–68.