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dc.contributor.authorMestres Ridge, Marc
dc.contributor.authorGriño Colom, Maria
dc.contributor.authorSierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo
dc.contributor.authorMösso Aranda, César
dc.contributor.otherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament d'Enginyeria Civil i Ambiental
dc.date.accessioned2017-06-27T16:08:05Z
dc.date.available2018-01-02T01:30:53Z
dc.date.issued2017
dc.identifier.citationMestres, M., Griño, M., Sierra, J.P., Mösso, C. Quantification of the tidal stream exergy in the ría de Vigo (NW Spain). "International journal of exergy", 2017, vol. 23, núm. 1, p. 47-62.
dc.identifier.issn1742-8297
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2117/105903
dc.description.abstractThe exergy of the tidal currents in the ría de Vigo area (NW Spain) is quantified using the results of a 28-day long simulation of the tidal flows. The results show that the northernmost strait connecting the ría with the Atlantic Ocean is a promising site for tidal energy tapping, in contrast with the energetically weaker estuary. On the basis of the average power density (APD), a 7.5 km2 region is identified in this strait as the most advantageous area to install tidal energy converters (TECs), with a total annual exergy of around 3865 MWh/m2. Similar analyses using only 14-day simulations change this value in ±16%, depending on whether the tidal cycle considered is apogean or perigean. The study contributes to enlarge the inventory of sites along the NW Spanish coast at which tidal stream energy can be potentially extracted.
dc.format.extent16 p.
dc.language.isoeng
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Enginyeria civil::Enginyeria hidràulica, marítima i sanitària::Ports i costes
dc.subject.lcshExergy
dc.subject.otherRía de Vigo
dc.subject.othertidal current exergy
dc.subject.othermesotidal estuary
dc.subject.othernumerical modelling
dc.subject.otherROMS_AGRIF
dc.titleQuantification of the tidal stream exergy in the ría de Vigo (NW Spain)
dc.typeArticle
dc.subject.lemacExergia
dc.contributor.groupUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. LIM/UPC - Laboratori d'Enginyeria Marítima
dc.identifier.doi10.1504/IJEX.2017.084523
dc.description.peerreviewedPeer Reviewed
dc.relation.publisherversionhttp://www.inderscienceonline.com/doi/abs/10.1504/IJEX.2017.084523
dc.rights.accessOpen Access
drac.iddocument21105663
dc.description.versionPostprint (author's final draft)
upcommons.citation.authorMestres, M.; Griño, M.; Sierra, J.P.; Mösso, C.
upcommons.citation.publishedtrue
upcommons.citation.publicationNameInternational journal of exergy
upcommons.citation.volume23
upcommons.citation.number1
upcommons.citation.startingPage47
upcommons.citation.endingPage62


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