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2017

Experimental investigation of a drag assisted vortex-induced vibration energy converter

Arionfard, H. & Nishi, Y. 2017 Jan 1 In : Journal of Fluids and Structures. 68, p. 48-57 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vortex flow
Natural frequencies
Reynolds number
Drag
Stiffness
2015
1 Citations

Distribution of damping device on riser pipe in sheared currents

Nishi, Y. & Doan, P. V. 2015 Jun 17 In : Ocean Engineering. 104, p. 489-499 11 p., 3169

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Damping
Pipe
Vortex flow
Eigenvalues and eigenfunctions
Flow velocity

Energy harvesting using wake-induced vibration: Experiment in a circulating water channel

Nishi, Y., Ueno, Y. & Miyamoto, T. 2015 Proceedings of the International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference. International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers, Vol. 2015-January, p. 713-720 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Energy harvesting
Vibrations (mechanical)
Energy conversion
Conversion efficiency
Synchronization
1 Citations
vortex
pipe
vibration
riser
simulation

Two-belt continuous line bucket system: Its concept design and fundamental bucket motion experiments

Nishi, Y., Yamai, T. & Ikeda, K. 2015 Oct 1 In : Applied Ocean Research. 53, p. 125-131 7 p., 1115

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trajectories
Mineral resources
Experiments
2014
8 Citations

Amplification/suppression of flow-induced motions of an elastically mounted circular cylinder by attaching tripping wires

Quadrante, L. A. R. & Nishi, Y. 2014 Jan 1 In : Journal of Fluids and Structures. 48, p. 93-102 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wire
Circular cylinders
Hydrodynamics
Drag coefficient
Amplification
3 Citations

Comprehensive environmental assessment of seawater desalination plants: Multistage flash distillation and reverse osmosis membrane types in Saudi Arabia

Tokui, Y., Moriguchi, H. & Nishi, Y. 2014 Oct 15 In : Desalination. 351, p. 145-150 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

desalination
seawater
ecological footprint
sustainability
energy
3 Citations

Power extraction using flow-induced vibration of a circular cylinder placed near another fixed cylinder

Nishi, Y., Ueno, Y., Nishio, M., Quadrante, L. A. R. & Kokubun, K. 2014 May 12 In : Journal of Sound and Vibration. 333, 10, p. 2863-2880 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Circular cylinders
Vibrations (mechanical)
Vortex flow
Experiments
Ship model tanks
2013
1 Citations
Electric grounding
Cables
Ships
Mineral resources
Mechanics

Estimation of exergy efficiency of compound parabolic concentrator under time-varying cloud cover condition

Nishi, Y. & Sema, T. 2013 Dec 1 In : Solar Energy. 98, PC, p. 341-348 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exergy
Solar collectors
Solar radiation
Temperature
3 Citations

Exergy analysis on solar heat collection of three-dimensional compound parabolic concentrator

Nishi, Y. & Qi, X. 2013 Sep 12 In : International Journal of Exergy. 13, 2, p. 260-280 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exergy
Temperature
Heat losses
Heat transfer coefficients
Heat transfer

Hybrid boundary condition combined with data assimilation for simulations of free surface flows using lattice Boltzmann method

Nishi, Y. & Doan, P. V. 2013 Dec 15 In : Computers and Fluids. 88, p. 108-114 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Boundary conditions
Dams
Specifications
Computer simulation
4 Citations

Power extraction from vortex-induced vibration of dual mass system

Nishi, Y. 2013 Jan 7 In : Journal of Sound and Vibration. 332, 1, p. 199-212 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vortex flow
Flow velocity
Dynamical systems
Hydrodynamics
Damping