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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