Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Ocean wave energy extractor










Image Number 3 for United States Patent #8129854.

An ocean wave energy extractor includes a first flotation device that contains a second flotation device and a mechanism for extracting energy. The wave energy extractor floats in seawater and extracts energy from waves. A propagating wave rotates the first flotation device relative to the second flotation device. The mechanism is connected to both flotation devices and generates energy from this relative rotation. In one example, a first flotation device includes a spherical chamber with a flotation collar, and a second flotation device supported by a joint at a center of the chamber. A wave approaching from any direction rotates the first flotation device relative to the second flotation device, and a mechanism for extracting energy generates electrical energy from the relative rotation. The chamber shields inner components from seawater and adverse ocean conditions. The wave energy extractor need not be moored to a location to extract energy from waves.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Rose plant named `Esm R068`
Antimicrobial flush solutions
Nutritional supplement method
Wearable display device
Method and apparatus for storing email messages
Reserving a time block in a calendar application to account for a travel time between geographic locations of appointments
Neurostimulation system
  Randomly Featured Patents
Efficient scanning of objects
Tetrahydrocarbazoles and derivatives
Fuel pressure regulator valve assembly
Method for measuring aromatase activity
Composite resealable outsert
Cough/cold mixtures comprising non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
Thermal protective circuit for a hyperemia-inducing physiological sensor
Biodegradable resin for forming spectacle-molded body and spectacle-molded body
Method and apparatus for providing a dynamically loaded force and/or a static progressive force to a joint of a patient
Camera calibration system and three-dimensional measuring system