Wavepower using variable stroke to adjust to wave height changes.
When applied to Wave Power The Dynamically Variable Stroke Technology (DVST) allows the stroke to be varied while the unit is running
exploded view of the three DVST converters
Examples of typical designs for this application are :
The ball bearing DVST converter—applied to single cylinder Wave Power converters.
Varying the stroke of the unit allows the Wave Power Converter to compensate for the height of the approaching Wave.
Three DVST converters joined together.
The two lower DVST converters have their stroke set at maximum to give true unguided linear motion to the main float.
The top DVST converter adjusts the stroke using the small float to set it and give a rotational output to the shaft driving the generator.
The rotation is constant in speed based on the pitch of the waves