tidal current


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Synonyms for tidal current

the water current caused by the tides

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power 40 RPM Overall system Mass 1760 kg Overall system height 4.24 m Rotor diameter 3.40 m Rotor height 1.7 m Efficiency 30 % Table 2: Tidal Current. Location Avg.Min Avg.Max velocity (m/s) velocity (m/s) Pulau Pangkor 0.3 2 Melaka 0.2 1.5 Perlabuhan Kelang 0.1 1.2 Table 3: Cv and (Xo/D).
It also has an advantage of being totally predictable, as tidal currents result from perfectly known astronomical phenomena.
Predicted times of slack water and the predicted times and speeds of maximum current (flood and ebb) for each day of the year at numerous stations are available in volumes in Tidal Current Tables on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of North America and Asia.
In the initial stage of the storm surge, the flow of the storm surge is the same as the tidal current which is affected mainly by the astronomical tides.
To determine if vertical excursions of the northern fish were selectively made with respect to tidal current direction, patterns in tidal current direction were examined using compass plots (function Compass (x,y); Matlab, vers.
The major axis currents are a sensible validation metric since they dominate the calculation of the mean tidal current and [U.sup.3].
Tidal current technology has been around--and in use--for years in Scotland and other parts of the United Kingdom.
As offshore windpower becomes a large-scale business, wave and tidal current power systems are not far behind.
A tidal current in a sea channel near the town of Hammerfest turns the 10-meter blades of a turbine bolted to the seabed and generates electricity that is fed into the local grid.
New systems are more environmentally friendly, relying on natural tidal current in bays and inlets.
On Monday, visibility was less than 2 meters at a depth of 90 meters, where the unidentified ship lies, the officials said, adding the tidal current was strong.
Maximum tidal current velocities at the inlet are [greater than]1 m/s, with the mean flood tidal current velocity exceeding the mean ebb tidal current velocity by [sim]0.3 m/s.
The DeltaStream tidal current turbine is lowered into the water
Tidal energy company Nautricity, a spin-out from Strathclyde University, has been awarded [pounds sterling]1.4 million towards the total cost of building and testing its CoRMaT tidal current turbine in the sea south of Machrihanish, on the Mull of Kintyre in Scotland.