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Kinetic energy extraction of a tidal stream turbine and its sensitivity to structural stiffness attenuation (2015)
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Mason-Jones, A., O'Doherty, T., O'Doherty, D. M., Morris, C. E., Morris, C., O'Doherty, D., …Mason-Jones, A. (2016). Kinetic energy extraction of a tidal stream turbine and its sensitivity to structural stiffness attenuation. Renewable Energy, 88, 30-39. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2015.10.037

© 2015 The Authors. The hydrodynamic forces imparted on a tidal turbine rotor, whilst causing it to rotate and hence generate power, will also cause the blades to deform. This deformation will affect the turbine's performance if not included in the e... Read More about Kinetic energy extraction of a tidal stream turbine and its sensitivity to structural stiffness attenuation.

Evaluation of the swirl characteristics of a tidal stream turbine wake (2015)
Journal Article
O'Doherty, T., Mason-Jones, A., O'Doherty, D. M., Morris, C. E., Morris, C., Mason-Jones, A., …O'Doherty, T. (2016). Evaluation of the swirl characteristics of a tidal stream turbine wake. International Journal of Marine Energy', 14, 198-214. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijome.2015.08.001

© 2015 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd. Tidal stream turbines (TSTs) produce a rotating downstream wake. This paper describes the characteristics of the swirl flow in the wake of a TST with a view of comparing these against classical swirl the... Read More about Evaluation of the swirl characteristics of a tidal stream turbine wake.

The effect of tidal flow directionality on tidal turbine performance characteristics (2015)
Journal Article
Frost, C., Morris, C., Mason-Jones, A., O'Doherty, D., & O'Doherty, T. (2015). The effect of tidal flow directionality on tidal turbine performance characteristics. Renewable Energy, 78, 609-620. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2015.01.053

With many Tidal Energy Conversion (TEC) devices at full scale prototype stage there are two distinct design groups for Horizontal Axis Tidal Turbines (HATTs). Devices with a yaw mechanism allowing the turbine to always face into the flow, and devices... Read More about The effect of tidal flow directionality on tidal turbine performance characteristics.