By C. Guedes Soares
Renewable Energies Offshore includes the papers offered within the 1st overseas convention on Renewable Energies Offshore (RENEW2014), held in Lisbon, 24-26 November 2014. The convention is a final result of the significance of the offshore renewable energies all over the world and a chance to give a contribution to the alternate of data at the advancements and event acquired in notion improvement, layout and operation of those units.
The scope of the convention used to be extensive, masking all facets of the renewable energies offshore corresponding to source review for wind, wave and tidal energies; layout and dynamic behaviour of wind, wave and tidal converters and structures, ocean strength units; multiuse structures; PTO layout; grid connection; monetary overview; install and upkeep planning.
Renewable Energies Offshore has as major aim teachers and pros operating within the similar parts of renewable energies.
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Renewable Energies Offshore by C. Guedes Soares