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  • Coastal landsliding in Cornwall, UK: mechanisms, modelling and implications 

    Shail, R.K.; Coggan, John; Stead, Doug (1998)
    Cornwall forms the westernmost part of the South West peninsula and has an Atlantic coastline in excess of 500 km. The coastal zone provides significant leisure and recreational activities for visitors to the region. ...
  • Component test facilities for marine renewable energy converters 

    Johanning, Lars; Thies, Philipp R.; Smith, George H. (Royal Institution of Naval Architechts, 2010-04-21)
    This paper describes how the PRIMaRE group at University Exeter is engaging in the establishment of appropriate reliability methods suitable for application to marine renewable devices with a key area being the production ...
  • Development of a marine component testing facility for marine energy converters 

    Thies, Philipp R.; Johanning, Lars (2010)
    High reliability and availability of marine energy devices are key for successful and viable commercial-scale projects. This paper briefly reviews applicability and uncertainties of available component failure rate data ...
  • Reliability assessment and criticality analysis for Wave Energy Converters 

    Thies, Philipp R.; Flinn, Jonathan; Smith, George H. (Proceedings of the 8th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, 2009-09)
    The reliability of wave energy converters (WECs) is a key issue that has to be addressed in order to make them a viable energy option. At this stage of early industrial development the reliability assessment of WECs is a ...