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OTEC mooring system development

Jonathan M Ross

OTEC mooring system development

recent accomplishments

by Jonathan M Ross

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Ocean Technology and Engineering Services in Rockville, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ocean thermal power plants,
  • Oceanographic buoys,
  • Deep-sea moorings

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesO.T.E.C. mooring system development
    StatementJonathan M. Ross, William A. Wood
    SeriesNOAA technical report OTES -- 4
    ContributionsWood, William A, United States. Ocean Technology and Engineering Services
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 18 p. :
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13606499M

    An important step in the development of technology for Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) cold water pipes (CWP) is the at-sea testing and subsequent evaluation of a large-diameter fiberglass-reinforced plastic (FRP) pipe. Focus has been on the CWP since it is the most critical element in any OTEC . otec; single offshore unit(s) A small scale, affordable OTEC unit, suitable for remote sites where onshore developments are not possible. This Single Offshore Unit is anticipated to be of great value to many people, because it is ground breaking when it comes to cost, scale, and feasibility.

    What is the development time frame (e.g., today, yr, ) f i l OTEC t?10 yr) for a commercial OTEC system? USA OTEC DEVELOPMENT YEARS 1 to 5 6 to 10 11 to 15 16 to 20 21 to 25 26 to Pre-Commercial Plant (> 5 MW) Ops El ct icit (D s l W t) Pl nts Electricity (Desal Water) Plants Plim in Hawaii and USA Territories.   Abstract: Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) utilizes the thermal gradient available in the ocean to operate a heat engine to produce work output. The technology is mature enough to establish commercial power plants. India is geographically well placed as far as the potential is concerned with /spl Delta/T above 20 degC between sea surface water and m depth throughout .

    govern the systems engineering process and how those concepts fit the Department of Defense acquisition process. Chapter 1 establishes the basic concept and introduces terms that will be used throughout the book. The second chapter goes through a typical acquisition life cycle showing how systems engineering supports acquisition decision Size: 1MB. Oceanetics delivers unique solutions that serve the breadth of all maritime domains--from the surface of the ocean, to the depths of the uncharted seafloor. Waterside Security Barriers (WSB), Moorings, Subsea & Seabed Warfare (SSW), Renewable Ocean energy, Engineering and Design, Custom Fabrication.


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OTEC mooring system development by Jonathan M Ross Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. OTEC mooring system development: recent accomplishments. [Jonathan M Ross; William A Wood; United States.

Ocean Technology and Engineering Services.]. Ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) is reviewed briefly. The two types of OTEC system (open and closed) are described and limitations are pointed out.

A bibliography of references on OTEC is given for the time period to Entries are arranged alphabetically according to the author's.

Mooring OTEC mooring system development book Engineering for Offshore Structures is the first book delivering in-depth knowledge on all aspects of mooring systems, from design and analysis to installation, operation, maintenance and integrity management.

The book gives beginners a solid look at the fundamentals involved during mooring designs with coverage on current. The OTEC platform must interface with both the cold water pipe (CWP) and the deep ocean mooring system.

The attachment between the vessel and CWP must provide freedom in at least pitch and roll. Deep Ocean mooring systems or dynamic positioning thrusters developed by the offshore industry can be used for position Size: KB.

The design life of OTEC plant mooring systems is based on a year expected plant life with some replacements permitted provided there are no significant disruptions of power generation.

Though there are deep-water mooring systems in existence, little experience relates to long life require- Cited by: 5. An overview of the OTEC-1 system design including the vessel, the cold water pipe and deep water discharge, the power loop, the mooring system, and the anchoring site selection are presented.

Systems integration is described in terms of interface design and installation requirements, manufacturing and assembly constraints, and materials. Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) is the principal ocean energy source under development by the U.

Department of Energy (DOE) because of its potential, state of development, and availability and access of the resource to the U. The major features of OTEC are that the source is renewable with minimum impact on the environment, and the constant availability of the resource enhances Cited by: 2.

“ “Global OTEC Resources works are aligned with our goals of becoming a sustainable community and simultaneously achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals of Affordable and Clean Energy.” ” — Tamara Ebanks, Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure at the Cayman Islands Government.

OTEC Member-Owners, For the health and safety of our members, employees, and the communities we serve, OTEC has closed our offices to walk-in traffic until further notice.

To further support our member-owners impacted during this time, we are temporarily suspending late fees and disconnections. behaviors of marine organisms.

The platform presence may cause organism attraction or avoidance, and its mooring lines may cause entanglements.

The noise generated from an OTEC facility may also impact marine mammals. Addressing Impacts: These potential impacts will be considered in the development of new regulations for licensing OTEC facilities,File Size: KB.

Mooring System Engineering for Offshore Structures is the first book delivering in-depth knowledge on all aspects of mooring systems, from design and analysis to installation, operation, maintenance and integrity management.

The book gives beginners a solid look at the fundamentals involved during mooring designs with coverage on current 5/5(3). This paper introduces the OTEC mooring system with a brief historical overview, reviews developmental work accomplished during the past year, and then presents a new look at life cycle costs for.

* Numerous examples demonstrate how the theory outlined in the book is applied in the design of structures Tremendous strides have been made in the last decades in the advancement of offshore exploration and production of minerals. This book fills the need for a practical reference work for the state-of-the-art in offshore engineering.

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• The OTEC platform is not significantlyThe OTEC platform is not significantly different than systems that exist today.

• A compliant mooring system will not affect th f ti d fthe surface motion and wave frequency response of the platform. Makai developed the mooring and pipe concept for Mini-OTEC which was the first successfully operated at-sea OTEC plant. Makai supervised the installation of this 3,′ deep mooring and cold water intake system.

Makai recently completed a conceptual design for a similar but much larger system for India’s National Institute of Ocean Technology. Preliminary selection of anchor systems for ocean thermal energy conversion OTEC plant Ocean surface, I~I,~n c ho.r s FIG.

Hypothetical OTEC eight-point mooring. to maintain the plant on station; however, 12 times the number of legs and approximately Cited by: 2. As ofDCNS employees, billion euros in revenue, 14 billion euros in its order book, with 1/3 of its revenue from international sales DCNS’ resources include 30 team members from the thermodynamical engineering and system engineering sectors, naval architects, heat exchangers, risers, mooring systems, and ocean survey.

History. Attempts to develop and refine OTEC technology started in the s. InJacques Arsene d'Arsonval, a French physicist, proposed tapping the thermal energy of the ocean.D'Arsonval's student, Georges Claude, built the first OTEC plant, in Matanzas, Cuba in The system generated 22 kW of electricity with a low-pressure turbine.

The plant was later destroyed in a storm. Ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) is a very promising source of clean and renewable energy for our planet.

This review article presents the research and developments on OTEC with regard to. Ocean Management, 4 () Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion R.D. Fuller Lockheed Missiles and Space Co., Sunnyvae, Calif. (U.S.A.) ABSTRACT OTEC is a concept for extracting useful energy from tropical and sub-tropical ocean regions using the temperature difference existing between the warm surface water and cold water found at depths below by: 4.US Virgin Islands: Following a 2-year feasibility study, OTE has designed an OTEC system for the US Virgin Islands providing renewable energy and water for drinking, agriculture, and economic development for an entire community ().Our OTEC system has been approved by the USVI Public Services Commission (PSC) US Territories in the Pacific Rim: Combined OTEC/Potable .TRW Systems Group, Inc., "Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) Power Systems Development Utilizing Advanced High-Performance Heat Transfer Tedhniques", DOE, SAN/, Redondo Beach, California, Jan.[Proprietary].Cited by: 2.