Tank testing

Tom Mccombes, Cameron Johnstone, Andrew Grant, Brian Holmes, Sean Barrett, Jens Peter Kofoed, Luke Myers, Bahaj AbuBakr, Valentin Heller, Claudio Bittencourt

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProtocols for the Equitable Assessment of Marine Energy Converters
Place of PublicationEdinburgh, UK
Pages145-186, Chapter IIA
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2011


  • tank testing
  • marine energy converters
  • tidal energy


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