Chapter 7. Wind, Waves, and Tides

  1. Prof. Franklin Hadley Cocks

Published Online: 21 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527627035.ch7

Energy Demand and Climate Change: Issues and Resolutions

Energy Demand and Climate Change: Issues and Resolutions

How to Cite

Cocks, F. H. (2009) Wind, Waves, and Tides, in Energy Demand and Climate Change: Issues and Resolutions, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527627035.ch7

Author Information

  1. Duke University, Pratt School of Engineering, Durham NC 27708, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527324460

Online ISBN: 9783527627035

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Keywords:

  • wind energy;
  • wave energy;
  • tidal power

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Wind

  • Characteristics and Limits of Wind Machines

  • Tides

  • Newton, the Moon, and the Tides

  • Harnessing Tidal Power

  • Usable Tidal Energy

  • Tidal Currents

  • Waves

  • Recommended Reading