Submission

title
Ballast, Buoys, and Borrowing from Archimedes
short description
We utilize buoys, ropes, pulleys, and springs to drive turbines through water - generating electricity that powers a COTS desalination unit.

Submission Package Items


Link to your 2-minute video
Submission Summary Slide (a presentation slide, will be made public)
W2W_one_slide.pdf

comments (public)

  • User avatar
    Brian Meano Dec. 14, 2019, 10:12 p.m. PST
    PEAK TO PEAK WAVE INTERVAL IS APPROXIMATELY 9 SEC. HOW MUCH ENERGY IS REQUIRED TO OPERATE THE POWER CONDITIONER AND CONTROLLER. THE PRESSURE SUPPLY UNIT WILL REQUIRE AN ENORMOUS AMOUNT OF ENERGY TO MAINTAIN CONSTANT PRESSURE AT 800-900 PSI. MY GUESS AT SCALE THERE WILL BE A SIGNIFICANT DEFICIENCY IN AVAILABLE ENERGY