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Tank testing

Mccombes, Tom and Johnstone, Cameron and Grant, Andrew and Holmes, Brian and Barrett, Sean and Kofoed, Jens Peter and Myers, Luke and AbuBakr, Bahaj and Heller, Valentin and Bittencourt, Claudio (2011) Tank testing. In: Protocols for the Equitable Assessment of Marine Energy Converters. University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK, 145-186, Chapter IIA. ISBN 978-0-9508920-1-6

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Abstract

Tank testing is performed to obtain high quality data for a proposed device under a controlled environment Estimates of final performance may also be obtained against a selection of idealised sea conditions. Tank Testing includes small scale through larger scale model testing including preliminary analysis of power takeoff.