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Primary Organization Scientific Applications Research Associates Inc SARA

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Technology Description The Magnetohydrodynamic MHD Wave Energy Converter couples the up down motion of heave based systems A shaft transfers wave motion to the MHD generator which is deep underwater The shaft forces the conducting fluid through a set of powerful permanent magnets creating a low voltage high current electrical energy An electrical inverter converts the electrical energy to commercial quality 60 Hz AC power



Mooring Configuration 3 point slack


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Date Submitted 01:02.8

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