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SEA-TITAN: Surging Energy Absorption Through Increasing Thrust And efficieNcy

Deliverables

Data Management Plan

Data Management Plan. Report to provide an analysis of how the elements of the data management policy used by the consortium with regard to the project research data.

Data Management Plan Review1

Data Management Plan. Report to provide an analysis of how the elements of the data management policy used by the consortium with regard to the project research data. Updates of the data management deliverable at the end of the first reporting period.

Data Management Plan FInal Review

Data Management Plan Report to provide an analysis of how the elements of the data management policy used by the consortium with regard to the project research dataUpdates of the data management deliverable at the end of the firnal reporting period

Report on the standardization landscape and applicable standards

Report on the standardization landscape and applicable standards.

PTO prototype testing results

Results obtained from the experimental tests carried out in CIEMAT laboratory

PTO test laboratory description

Description of the PTO testing laboratory facility provided to carry out the tests as well as operation manual of how the system is controlled.

Project Management Plan

Project Work Plan with a documentation schedule, a Project quality plan, a financial plan and an IP management plan. Partially defined during the kick-off meeting. A Detailed Project Management Plan with a Gantt chart and a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), to be completed at a very early stage of the project (M2) will be also be included. It should include a schedule per task, responsible partner related subtasks, related deliverables, and dependencies on other tasks. At least 2 revisions should be done in the course of the project (one just before the end of the first reporting period and one just before the end of the second reporting period).

Dissemination Plan

Dissemination Plan. Report including the different activities and the responsible partners to increase the impact of SEA-TITAN results as well as proves of the dissemination activity (publications and presentations related to project results).

Report on the contribution to standardization

Contribution to the ongoing and future standards developments in specific topics, promoting this way the inclusion of the results of the project in future new or revised standards that can be easily used by the European or international industry. The developed activities and the reached advances will be reported in deliverable a Report on the contribution to standardization.

PTO modular unit and PTO prototype characteristics

Report with the characteristics of the defined PTO modular unit and PTO prototype, used as the input for WP3. WEDGE. M8

Exploitation Plan

Exploitation Plan Report which collects each partners needs and aspirations in the future use of the projects results as well as the Business Case and Technology Roadmap

WECs description and PTO base case characteristics

Reports D2.2, D2.3, D2.4 and D2.5: WECs descriptions with restrictions. PTO base cases characteristics. These reports will include the information from WEDGE, CORPOWER, CENTIPOD and HYDROCAP respectively (each company is responsible entity of its part). M8 and updated in M33. Based on the POM developed in WP1.1, and parametrized for each of the WEC devices with their characteristics and control strategy in WP1.2, WavEC will carry out a set of calculations for each of the 8 test scenarios in order to evaluate the improvement achieved in each case with the new PTO solution, following the procedure outlined in the modelling analysis methodology

Scenarios to be included in HLC

Definition of the experimental tests scenarios and operational manual of how to use the models of WEC developed.

Communication Plan

Communication Plan. Report including strategic and targeted measures for promoting SEA-TITAN project to a multitude of audiences, including the media and the public.

PTO model update and validation

Update and validation of PTO model This document compiles the evaluation of the PTO model results compared with the results obtained from the laboratory tests carry out in the WP5

PTO control platform

Fabrication of the control platform to operate the PTO prototype. 1. Materials procurement (Semiconductors, custom enclosures, etc.) 2. Cabinet manufacturing according to the cooling necessities, PTO housing limits LCC rack, etc.). 3. Installing, attaching and cabling the material in the cabinet.

AMSRM power electronics

Fabrication of the generator-side power converter. The configuration of the LLC platform implies a modular Printed Circuit Board (PCB), designed with ALTIUM and ORCAD software, for the named phase current controller (PCC) of each AMSRM phase, as well as a modular PCB for the master microcontroller (MC). In addition, voltage levels adaptation PCBs will be developed to adequate LLC with HLC, power converter and external monitoring systems. For sake of modularity, these PCB will be designed to be connected to a common back panel with a 3U-rack enclosure.

AMSRM prototype

Fabrication of the AMSRM prototype. 1. Coil manufacturing (copper conductor insulation - with fibre glass -, conductor winding - by means of the winding machine and special tools-, coil impregnation, etc.). 2. Yoke stacking (yoke laminations stamping, stacking, tightening, heat treatment, etc.), integration of coils and coils interconnection. 3. Yokes, end-stops and bearings integration into the stator support structure. 4. Translator yokes staking in similar process as the one mentioned in point 2. 5. The translator yokes will be attached to the guides and will be put into the stator structure.

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Publications

Recent Advances in Direct-Drive Power Take-Off (DDPTO) Systems for Wave Energy Converters Based on Switched Reluctance Machines (SRM)

Author(s): Blanco, Marcos; Torres, Jorge; Santos-Herrán, Miguel; García-Tabarés, Luis; Navarro, Gustavo; Najera, Jorge; Ramírez, Dionisio; Lafoz, Marcos
Published in: Hydrodynamics, Power Takeoff and Control Systems, 2021, Page(s) 487-532, ISBN 978-3-030-78716-5
Publisher: Springer
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5723877

Recent Advances in Direct-Drive Power Take-Off (DDPTO) Systems for Wave Energy Converters Based on Switched Reluctance Machines (SRM)

Author(s): Marcos Blanco, Jorge Torres, Miguel Santos-Herrán, Luis García-Tabarés, Gustavo Navarro, Jorge Nájera, Dionisio Ramírez, Marcos Lafoz
Published in: Ocean Wave Energy Systems - Hydrodynamics, Power Takeoff and Control Systems, 14, 2022, Page(s) 487-532, ISBN 978-3-030-78715-8
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-78716-5_17

CWA 50272:2021 - Methodology, procedures and equipment required for the laboratory testing of a modular and crosscutting Power Take-Off for wave energy converters

Author(s): Mr. Alan McCall, Mr. Marcos Lafoz, Mr. Marcos Blanco, Mr. Miguel Santos, Mr. Luis García-Tabarés, Mr. Matt Dickson, Mr. Luka Vanderplancke, Mr. Alain LARIVAIN, Mr. Christian Verrecchia, Mr. Tiago Lourenco, Mr. Mattia Mantellini, Mr. Miguel Pretelli, Mr. Aleix Arenas
Published in: 2021
Publisher: CEN CENELEC

Design and Control of a Modular Power Electronic Back-to-Back Converter for Wave Energy Harvesting Applications

Author(s): Mattia Mantellini; Riccardo Morici; Marcos Blanco; Marcos Lafoz; Gustavo Navarro; Jorge Torres; Jorge Nájera; Miguel Angel Sanz Santos
Published in: 2021
Publisher: OCEM
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4662742

Implementation of an energy extraction control including Power Take-Off (PTO)-losses in a complete Wave Energy Converter model for PTO design procedure

Author(s): Marcos Blanco, Miguel Vicente, Jorge Torres, Gustavo Navarro, Luis Garcia-Tabares, Marco Alves, and Marcos Lafoz
Published in: 2019
Publisher: European Tidal and Wave Energy Conference 2019
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3612715

Crosscutting open source technology applied to Wave Energy Converters

Author(s): Aleix Arenas, Francisco García, Nuno Filipe
Published in: 2019
Publisher: European Tidal and Wave Energy Conference 2019
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3612718

Methodologies for testing PTOs under real conditions in the laboratory using actuators and hardware-in-the-loop scheme

Author(s): Lafoz, Marcos; Blanco, Marcos; Nájera, Jorge; Navarro, Gustavo
Published in: 2019
Publisher: European Tidal and Wave Energy Conference 2019
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3612704

CWA 50271:2021 - Recommendations for a modular and cross-cutting Power Take-Off for wave energy direct drive linear solutions.

Author(s): Mr. Alan McCall, Mr. Marcos Lafoz, Mr. Marcos Blanco, Mr. Miguel Santos, Mr. Luis García-Tabarés, Mr. Matt Dickson, Mr. Luka Vanderplancke, Mr. Alain LARIVAIN, Mr. Christian Verrecchia, Mr. Tiago Lourenco, Mr. Mattia Mantellini, Mr. Miguel Pretelli, Mr. Aleix Arenas
Published in: 2021
Publisher: CEN/CENELEC

Simplified model of a novel direct-drive PTO based on an azimuthal linear switched reluctance generator

Author(s): Marcos Blanco, Miguel Santos-Herrán, Gustavo Navarro, Jorge Torres, Jorge Najera, Luis García-Tabares, Marcos Lafoz
Published in: 2021
Publisher: EWTEC 2021
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5537289

Innovation, from concept to reality: a novel linear switched reluctance generator for wave energy conversion

Author(s): Miguel Santos-Herran, Jorge Torres, Luis García-Tabarés, Marcos Blanco, Gustavo Navarro, Jorge Nájera, Álvaro Santiago, Marcos Lafoz
Published in: 2021
Publisher: ICOE21
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5537633

New Type of Linear Switched Reluctance Generator for Wave Energy Applications

Author(s): Luis Garcia-Tabares Rodriguez, Marcos Lafoz, Jorge Jesus Torres, Diego Obradors, Marcos Blanco, Jorge Najera, Gustavo Navarro, Francisco Garcia, Andres Sanchez
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 2020, Page(s) 1-1, ISSN 1051-8223
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/tasc.2020.2981900