Ahmad Firdaus is working on tidal energy resources in his DPhil in Engineering Science, focusing on the area of Indonesia. He graduated from Ocean Engineering Programme in ITB, Indonesia and have various experiences in ocean infrastructures research and development across Indonesia, such as Port Engineering, Shallow water equation modelling and Tidal energy development.
- Tidal energy extraction
- Marine renewable energy
- Fluid-structure interaction
- Port engineering
- Ocean engineering and infrastructure
Tidal energy opportunity in Indonesian water
The aim of this research is to assess the tidal energy resources in Indonesian water including understanding the nature of tidal energy extraction in a complex tidal variation
Firdaus, A. M., Houlsby, G. T., & Adcock, T. A. A. (2020). Tidal energy resource in Larantuka Strait, Indonesia. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Energy, 173(2), 81–92. https://doi.org/10.1680/jener.19.00042
Firdaus, A. M., Houlsby, G. T., & Adcock, T. A. A. (2019). Resource estimates in Lombok Straits, Indonesia. Proceeding of 13th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, 2019. ISSN 2309-1983. 13th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, 2019, Naples, Italy.
Firdaus, A.M., and Houlsby, G.T., (2018). Tidal Asymmetry and its Effect on Capacity Factor of Tidal Resource. Oxford Tidal Energy Workshop, March.
Firdaus, A. M., Houlsby, G. T., & Adcock, T. A. A. (2017). Opportunities for Tidal Stream Energy in Indonesian Waters. Proceedings of the 12th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference 2017. (ISSN 2309-1983), 887-1-887–7.