Publications

Journal Papers

  1. J.C. Chapman, I. Masters, M. Togneri, J.A.C. Orme, The Buhl correction factor applied to high induction conditions for tidal stream turbines, Renewable Energy, (2013)
  2. Willis MR., Broudic M., Haywood C., Masters I., Thomas S., Measuring underwater background noise in high tidal flow environments, Renewable Energy (2012), doi:10.1016/j.renene.2012.01.02
  3. I. Masters, J.C. Chapman, J.A.C. Orme, M.R. Willis, A robust blade element momentum theory model for tidal stream turbines including tip and hub loss corrections, Proceedings of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology Part A – Journal of Marine Engineering and Technology, Volume 10, Number 1, January 2011 , pp. 25-35 (2011), ISSN 1476-1548
  4. Miles Willis, Ian Masters, Sara Thomas, Rebecca Gallie, Jo Loman, Andy Cook, Reza Ahmadian , Roger Falconer, Binliang Lin, Guanghai Gao, Mark Cross, Nick Croft, Alison Williams, Medzid Muhasilovic, Ian Horsfall, Rob Fidler, Chris Wooldridge, Ian Fryett, Paul Evans, Tim O’Doherty, Daphne O’Doherty, and Allan Mason-Jones, Tidal Turbine Deployment in the Bristol Channel – A Case Study, Proceedings of the Institute of Civil Engineers - Energy, Volume 163, Issue 3, (2010) pages 93 –105 , ISSN: 1751-4223, E-ISSN: 1751-4231
  5. J.A.C. Orme and I. Masters, Design and Testing of a Direct Drive Tidal Stream Generator, Proceedings of the Institute of Marine Engineering Science and Technology Part B: Journal of Marine Design and Operations, 9, (2005/6) 31-36, [ISSN 1476-1556]

 

 Journal Papers In Print

 A.J. Williams, T.N. Croft, M. Muhasilovic, I. Masters and M. Cross, Significance of site data when modelling tidal stream turbines, submitted, (2011)

 PhD, MRes, MSc Theses

  1. C. Moriarty, Carbon Footprint Of Marine Renewable Devices, MRes Research Thesis, Swansea University (2009)
  2. E. Zangiabidi, An Investigation Of Effects Of  Turbulence In High Energy Tidal Streams, MSc Thesis, Swansea University (2009)
  3. S Patterson, Predicting The Performance Of Tidal Stream Arrays Using Computational Fluid Dynamics, MRes Thesis, Swansea University (2010)
  4. B. Harris, Feasibility Study Of Hydropower Within Milford Haven Marina, MRes Thesis, Swansea University  (2010)

Conference Papers  

       

  1. Broudic M., Croft T.N., Masters I., , Willis M.R., Monitoring underwater ambient noise at marine renewable energy sites:issues and mitigations, Underwater Acoustic Conference 2013, Corfu, Greece, UAC 2013 
  2. Broudic M., Croft T.N., Willis M.R., Masters I., Cheong S-H., Long Term Monitoring of Underwater Noise at a Proposed Deployment Site of a Tidal Stream Device, 4th International Conference on Ocean Energy, Dublin, Ireland, UK ICOE 2012
  3. Broudic M., Willis M.R., Croft N., Cheong S-H., Masters I., The impact of Sediment and Cobble Motion on Underwater Ambient Noise in Ramsey Sound, EIMR 2012 Conference, Orkney, UK EIMR 2012 poster
  4. Broudic M., Croft T.N, Willis M.R., Masters I, Cheong S-H., “Comparison of Underwater Background Noise during Spring and Neap Tide in a High Tidal Current Site: Ramsey Sound, ECUA 2012, Edinburgh, UK ECUA 2012 Broudic
  5. H.C. Buckland, I. Masters, J. Orme, Wave implementation in Blade Element Momentum Theory for modelling tidal stream turbines, Proc 19th UK Conference of the Association for Computational Mechanics in Engineering, Edinburgh, 2011  133-136, [ISBN 978-0-9565951-1-9]
  6.  R. Malki, I. Masters, A.J. Williams, T. N. Croft, The variation in wake structure of a tidal stream turbine with flow velocity, Proc Int. Conf. on Computational Methods in Marine Engineering (CIMNE 2011), Lisbon (Portugal) 2011
  7.  R. Malki, M. Togneri, I. Masters, A.J. Williams, N.C. Croft, Computationally efficient approaches to the modelling of tidal stream turbines, Proc 4th Int Conf on Marine Research for Environmental Sustainability (ENSUS 2011), Newcastle, 2011
  8.  I. Fairley, M. Broudic, R. Malki, I Horsfall, I Masters, Results from a multi-disciplinary survey campaign at a tidal stream site in west Wales, Proc 4th International Conference on Marine Research for Environmental sustainability (ENSUS 2011), Newcastle, 2011
  9.  M. Togneri, I. Masters, Parametrising Turbulent Marine Flows for a Blade Element Momentum Model of Tidal Stream Turbines, Proc of the 9th (2011) European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC), Southampton, 2011
  10.  I Fairley, S Neill, T Wrobelowski, M.R. Willis, I. Masters, Potential Array Sites for Tidal Stream Electricity Generation off the Pembrokeshire Coast, Proc of the 9th (2011) European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC), Southampton, 2011
  11.  R. Malki, I. Masters, A.J.Williams, T.N. Croft, The influence of tidal stream turbine spacing on performance,  Proc of the 9th (2011) European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC), Southampton, 2011
  12.  M. R. Willis, M. Broudic, I. Masters, A comparison of underwater noise at two high energy tidal stream sites, Proc of the 9th (2011) European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC), Southampton, 2011
  13.  M. Togneri, J.Orme, I Masters, Incorporating turbulent inflow conditions in a blade element momentum model of tidal stream turbines, Proc of the 21st (2011) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference (ISOPE), Maui (USA), 2011
  14. M.R. Willis, M. Broudic, I. Masters, Ambient Underwater Noise in High and Low Energy Flow Conditions”, 4th Wind Turbine Noise Conference 2011 (WTNC 2011), Rome (Italia), 2011
  15. M.R. Willis, A. Cook, A.J. Williams, I. Masters, T.N. Croft, Review of Present UK Marine Energy Policy and Developments, Proc. International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality (ICREPQ’10), Granada (Spain), (2010)
  16.  A.J. Williams, T.N. Croft, S.G. Patterson, I. Masters, M.R. Willis, M. Cross, Combined BEM-CFD Modelling of Tidal Stream Turbines using Site Data, Proc. International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality (ICREPQ’10), Granada (Spain), (2010)
  17.  H. C. Buckland, I. Masters , J.C. Chapman and J.A.C. Orme, Blade Element Momentum Theory in Modelling Tidal Stream Turbines, Proc. 18th Annual Conference of the Association for Computational Mechanics in Engineering, Southampton (2010)
  18.  E. Zangiabadi, I. Masters, A.J. Williams, Characterisation of Turbulence in High Energy Tidal Streams, Proc. 18thAnnual Conference of the Association for Computational Mechanics in Engineering, Southampton (2010)
  19.  Alison J. Williams, T. Nick Croft, Ian Masters, Miles R. Willis, Investigating Environmental Issues related to Operation of Tidal Stream Turbines using a BEM-CFD Model, Proc. World Renewable Energy Congress XI, Ed. A. Sayigh, Abu Dhabi (2010)
  20. Miles R. Willis, Merin Broudic, Charlotte Haywood, Ian Masters, Sara Thomas, Measuring Underwater Background Noise in High Tidal Flow Environments, Proc. World Renewable Energy Congress XI, Ed. A. Sayigh, Abu Dhabi (2010)
  21. I. Masters, J.C. Chapman, J.A.C. Orme, M.R. Willis, A.J. Williams, T.N. Croft, Transient BEMT Modelling of Tidal Stream Rotors with Combined Tidal Flows and Waves, Proc. World Renewable Energy Congress XI, Ed. A. Sayigh, Abu Dhabi (2010)
  22. M. R. Willis, M. Broudic, M. Bhurosah and I. Masters, Noise Associated with Small Scale Drilling Operations, Proc. 3rd International Conference on Ocean Energy, Bilbao (2010) ISBN 978-84-693-5467-4
  23. A. J. Williams, T. N. Croft, I. Masters, C. R. Bennett, S. G. Patterson and M. R. Willis, A combined BEM-CFD model for tidal stream turbines, Proc. 3rd International Conference on Ocean Energy, Bilbao (2010) ISBN 978-84-693-5467-4
  24. I. Masters, J. C. Chapman, J. A. C. Orme and M. R. Willis, Modelling high axial induction flows in tidal stream turbines with a corrected blade element model, Proc. 3rd International Conference on Ocean Energy, Bilbao (2010) ISBN 978-84-693-5467-4
  25. Z. Zhou, W. Knapp, J. MacEnri, H. Ch. Sorensen, E. Friis Madsen, I. Masters and Petar Igic, Permanent Magnet Generator Control and Electrical System Configuration for Wave Dragon MW Wave Energy Take-off System, Proc. 2008 IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, Cambridge (2008)
  26. M.R. Willis, I. Masters, Site Selection Protocols for Tidal Stream Turbine Deployment in the Bristol Channel – A Case Study, Proc. ECSA Symposium, Cardiff (2008)
  27.  Ian Masters, John Chapman, James Orme, A Three-Dimensional Tidal Stream Turbine Hydrodynamic Performance Model, Proc. World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC X), Ed. A. Sayigh, 2008
  28. J. Orme, J. Chapman, I. Masters, Aspects of the performance prediction of tidal stream turbines in yawed flow, Proc. NAFEMS World Congress, Vancouver  (2007)
  29. J.A.C. Orme, I. Masters, J.C. Chapman, Velocity Mapping Procedures for Tidal Stream Turbines in an Arbitrary Flow Field and the Implications on Performance Due to Non-Axial Flow, Proc. 15th Annual Conference of the Association for Computational Mechanics in Engineering, Civil Comp Press, Glasgow (2007)
  30. I. Masters, J. Orme, J. Chapman, Towards realistic marine flow conditions for tidal stream turbines, Proc. 7th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Porto (2007)
  31. Zhongfu Zhou, H. Ch. Sørensen, M. Jasinski, M. Malinowski, W. Knapp, J. MacEnri, E. Friis-Madsen, L. Christiansen, I. Masters1 and Petar Igic, A Frequency Converter Control Strategy for a MW Wave Energy Take-off System, Proc. 7th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Porto (2007)
  32. I. Masters and J.A.C. Orme, Analysis and comparison of support structure concepts for tidal stream turbines, Proc. World Maritime Technology Conference, March 2006
  33. J.C. Chapman, I. Masters, J.A.C. Orme, Rotor performance prediction for tidal current turbines, Proc. Annual Conference of the Association for Computational Mechanics in Engineering, Belfast (2006), 103-106
  34. J.A.C. Orme and I. Masters, Design and Testing of a Direct Drive Tidal Stream Generator, in C. French (ed.) Proc. MAREC 2004, (Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology, 2004), 108-115
  35.  J.A.C. Orme, I. Masters and R.T. Griffiths, Investigation of the effect of biofouling on the efficiency of marine current turbines, in C. French (ed.), Proc. MAREC 2001, (Institute of Marine Engineers, 2001), 91-99 [ISBN 1-902536-43-6]