(57) Abstract:Usage: in the wave stand-alone power systems. The inventive on the inner surface of the pipe installed base ring of the mechanical seal and float outer diameter larger than the inner diameter of the ring. 2 Il. The invention relates to hydropower and can be used in the wave stand-alone power systems.Known pneumatic wave Converter comprising a vertical pipe with a muted top end forming a compression chamber, and a float with a piston installed inside the pipe. When the agitation of the water surface float is moved in the vertical direction and piston pair is doing the work of compression.The disadvantage of this Converter is the need of installation works on the bottom of the reservoir, so as a vertical pipe installed in the ground. This aspect reduces the autonomy of the device, the territorial limits its use (depending on the depth in this location area) and increases the cost.Known pneumatic wave Converter called "buoy Masuda containing a pontoon mounted on the th and exhaust valves. Volume limited top muffled by the end, the water surface and the inner side surface of the pipe, is a compression chamber.However, the high pressure air in the Converter cannot be obtained, since the energy of compression is proportional to the wave height, which in most cases does not exceed 1-2 mThe purpose of the invention is the increased capacity of the transducer by increasing the air pressure.This is achieved by the fact that in the wave pneumatic Converter comprising a pontoon mounted on the upper end of the pipe with muted upper and open lower ends, and are mounted in the upper end of the intake and exhaust valves, on the inner surface of the pipe in the area of secure pontoon mounted support ring, equipped with a mechanical seal, and above the support ring placed freely float, outer diameter is made larger than the inner diameter of the ring.In Fig. 1 shows the proposed Converter, a General view of Fig.2 - scheme of the Converter.The pontoon 1 is fixed on the upper end of the pipe 2, the upper end of which is plugged by a cap 3 having an inlet 4 and outlet 5 of the valve. On the ring 6 with a clearance of 7 relatively VN float 9 and the surface 11 of the ring 6 provides a seal 12.The Converter operates as follows.When the movement of the transducer up to the crest of the wave, the float 9 is based on the ring 6 (phase I). Due to the sealing connection "float - ring with seal 12 water column, the prisoner in the pipe 2 under the float 9, follows up Converter (phase II). After passing the top of the wave Converter goes down, and the water column inertia continues to move upward pressure on the surface 10 of the float 9 and uses stored kinetic energy to compress the air in the volume formed by the cover 3, the float 9 and the inner lateral surface 8 of the tube 2 (phase III). Losing energy, water column drops down inside the pipe 2 (phase IV). With the new rise of the wave cycle is repeated. The intake and release of air regulating valves 4 and 5.Thus, the compressed air consumes the kinetic energy of the water column, the prisoner in the pipe, which increases the power of the wave pneumatic Converter. WAVE PNEUMATIC CONVERTER comprising a pontoon mounted on the upper end of the pipe with muted upper and open lower ends and are mounted in the upper end of the intake and exhaust mod is ozdoba, it is equipped with a float and support ring, the latter mounted on the inner surface of the pipe in the area of the fastening of the pontoon and is equipped with a mechanical seal and float freely placed over the support ring and its outer diameter is made larger than the inner diameter of the ring.
FIELD: wave-energy-to-electric-power conversion.
SUBSTANCE: proposed wave energy plant has supporting frame with vertical guides, float installed for vertical reciprocation that accommodates ratchet gears provided with coaxial central holes, shaft passed though these holes and fixed in supporting frame to laminar screw section whose top and bottom parts are twisted in opposition and contact ratchet gears disposed in cylindrical casing with through holes; it also has electric generator. Float is mounted for displacement along vertical guides and has inertial member disposed inside for rotation and displacement together with float; inertial member contacts inner surface of float casing through rollers. Cylindrical casing is joined with inertial member; electric generator is disposed within supporting frame and kinematically coupled through extensible joint between inertial member and drum installed for joint rotation with the latter and with gear transmission.
EFFECT: enhanced power output of wave energy plant generator.
1 cl, 1 dwg
FIELD: power engineering.
SUBSTANCE: invention is designed for conversion of wave energy into electric energy. Proposed converter contains mechanically coupled fixed post, float chambers, frame, shaft, step-up gear and electric generator. Moreover, converter additionally contains relatively interacting second shaft, first and second gears and at least two motion converters. First and second gears are fixed on corresponding shafts and engage with each other. Each motion converter has vertical rod installed for vertical vibration on upper end of which first block is installed, and on lower end, third sprocket engaging with first and second float chambers. First and second overrunning clutches with sprockets are installed on shafts and they engage through first and second chains with third sprocket.
EFFECT: increased efficiency.
8 cl, 7 dwg
FIELD: power engineering.
SUBSTANCE: proposed plant is designed to convert energy of waves into electric energy. Proposed device contains pontoon, anchor chain and anchor, electric generator and drive including working and support sheaves over which flexible tie with weights o each end is passed. One of weights is installed for hanging over bottom and is made in form of floating anchor and the other is made in form of counterweight. Anchor chain is provided with tie-rod. Floating anchor and counterweight are made for adjustment of their mass. Floating anchor can be made in form of hollow platform in which row of chambers is made. Each chamber is sealed and designed for accommodating and/or ground, and /or air, and/or water. Counterweight is made in form of hollow float with sealed chamber in lower part which is designed for ground, and sealed air chamber is found in its upper part. Tie-rod is installed by one end on anchor chain and by other end, on pontoon. It is made flexible and can be adjusted in length.
EFFECT: provision of operation at any depth.
5 cl, 3 dwg
FIELD: power generating.
SUBSTANCE: invention is designed for use in vehicle power drives and for power generation. Method of conversion of energy of working medium into mechanical and electric energy is provided by multistage conversion of energy of drive engine having rotating output shaft, for instance, hydraulic turbine. Power torque is transmitted from shaft of drive engine to mechanical power consumer by means of at least two-stage conversion of mechanical energy into energy of working medium, for instance, water. Water pressure is provided by use of centrifugal hydraulic pump or radial-axial hydraulic turbine operating as a pump with provision of generation of reactive energy caused by interaction of water with blades of hydraulic turbine stage or reactive jet nozzle of stage runner, with transmission of water through fixed waterway and stage stator made in form of spiral chamber or branched manifold. Peripheral speed of stage runner with blades or reactive jet nozzles in creases torque by value of difference of radii of stage runner and drive engine wheel. Device contains drive engine with rotating shaft, for instance, hydraulic turbine, transmitting shaft, generator and at least two similar conversion stages. Shaft of hydraulic turbine is coupled with centrifugal pump impeller of first stage radially from which fixed waterways are laid to branched manifold or to spiral chamber on side surface of which radial-axial turbine runner is installed with working blades or nozzles over periphery under which drain manifold is installed. Runner of second stage hydraulic pump is rigidly installed on shaft by means of which it is connected with runner of first stage and rotor of electric generator.
EFFECT: increased torque transmitted to electric generator.
FIELD: power engineering.
SUBSTANCE: proposed plant is designed for converting energy of waves into electric energy. Proposed plant contains vertical support secured on bottom, rocking rod installed on support for rotation around axis of support, float secured on one of rod ends. Float is provided with intake bottom hole and outlet top hole, both provided with remote controlled valves, and electric generator. Upper end of support remains under water at any possible magnitudes of waves. Wave magnitude sensor is connected with remote controlled valves, float is connected to pneumatic line connected with pressure source, rocking rod is connected with pump which is connected by pipeline with accumulator of hydropotential energy on shore, electric generator is located on shore and is coupled with hydraulic turbine connected with accumulator of hydropotential energy. Plant changes to safe mode of operation owing to filling of float with water at excess of magnitudes waves determined by corresponding wave magnitude sensor.
EFFECT: provision of reliable and long operation.
9 cl, 3 dwg
FIELD: power engineering.
SUBSTANCE: plant is designed for generating power by conversion of energy of sea waves. Proposed wave power plant is mounted on pontoon and provided in nose part with bellows with bottom from wave side and longitudinal bell with vertical tube arranged over bellows accommodating electric generator with mechanical converter, and in center of pontoon behind the bell, box-shaped vertical air duct is installed divided by vertical partition into two parts and communicating with pontoon through two check valves. Windwheel with blades is installed in cut of partition, being mechanically connected through shaft with electric generator. Bellows chamber with bottom is installed in stern part of pontoon. Holes are made in wall of pontoon between spaces of bellows and pontoon, and in wall of pontoon bottom between spaces of bellows chamber and pontoon to pass compressed air inside pontoon, and electric generators are installed.
EFFECT: provision of more complete utilization of energy of sea waves.
8 cl, 3 dwg
FIELD: electric power engineering.
SUBSTANCE: invention is related to electric power engineering and may be used for generation of electric power at the account of ocean tides, ocean waves, wind from the shore by integration of tide energy with hydrogen technology. Barrage for energy extraction from potential energy contained in ocean tides, consists of multiple support stands installed with the same interval from each other in the ocean along the perimeter line and attached to the sea bottom. Panels are installed one above the other and fixed between pairs of neighboring support stands. Gaps between every panel and support stands are leak-tightened. Pairs of support stands from two rows of support stands for caissons. Support panels are placed between every pair of opposite support stands from the mentioned two rows so that caisson is supported by support panels, so that they form platform between two rows for caissons. In every caisson there are turbines with facilities that provide for water passing through the turbine by operator command. Electric generators are connected to at least one turbine. Barrage has no gaps or slots. As a result the ocean is separated from the area inside the barrage, excluding time, when operator provides water passing through turbine for electric power generation. Invention works at different loads and functions as power complex with electrolyzers and fuel elements for generation of electric power by request, excluding by that impulse character of traditional tide energy. Hydrogen may be produced as target product.
EFFECT: reduces cost of works.
6 cl, 17 dwg
FIELD: engineering industry.
SUBSTANCE: invention refers to water power engineering, and namely to water-borne vehicles producing electric energy used for external consumers and for its own movement. Energy-producing floating platform consists of a triangular-shaped platform with a power unit, which is elevated above water surface by means of columns, floats, piston-type pumps, and supports which are hinged to columns. Floating platform is equipped with wind impellers installed on brackets and being synchronously rotated by propelling screws with wheels. Between each support and float arranged are piston-type pumps. Inside each column there is an axle on lower end of which there installed is a propelling screw and a wheel, and the other axle end is taken out above the platform surface and is provided with a pulley. Over pulleys there passed is a flexible rope pulled over by a steering mechanism.
EFFECT: designing the maneuvering self-moving energy-producing floating platform which is capable of autonomous movement on water surface.
FIELD: power engineering.
SUBSTANCE: invention relates to hydroenergetics, to low pressure flows of seas, rivers and water outlets of hydro electric stations and reservoirs. A tidal hydroelectric plant contains a cylindrical body of the machine compartment with a gear box and electric generator of the tail hydroturbine with arms, mounted on its axis and the axis of rotation. On the upper part of the body is fixed a flat pylon, on the end of the pivot system and the axis of rotation. The body is suspended on a crossbeam in the passage of the catamaran for lifting the power station to the level of the servicing platform on the grooves of the support bridge pier, connected by the arch with a lifting mechanism. Arms of the hydroturbine are made short and wide sweptforward on the leading edge and with a concave surface in the form of a parabolic curve, and a convex surface of the tailpiece perforated with slanting slits.
EFFECT: reduces the depth of the low pressure power stations, increases the hydrodynamic quality of the hydroturbines arms, and ensures periodic lifting of the power station from the water.
3 cl, 4 dwg
FIELD: engines and pumps.
SUBSTANCE: invention is related to the field of renewable power sources, namely to use of potential energy accumulated in water reservoirs and its conversion into other types of energy, mostly in electric energy. Water power device comprises the following components that interact with each other - platform, multiplier, power generator, the first and second shafts, in which according gears are installed, overrun clutches and sprockets that interact with chain. Device additionally comprises the first and second trolleys. They are connected to each other by chain and are installed in appropriate inclined guides with the possibility of reciprocal motion. Appropriate reservoirs are installed in trolleys, being equipped with exhaust water valves. In upper points reservoirs interact with appropriate newly introduced inlet water valves and units of position fixation, and in lower points - with end supports.
EFFECT: makes it possible to simplify design and increase efficiency of energy transformation.
7 cl, 6 dwg