Tidal

  • (adj): Of or relating to or caused by tides.
    Example: "Tidal wave"

Some articles on tidal:

Los Peñasquitos Lagoon - Human Impact
... For many years, the Los Peñasquitos Lagoon had evolved from a tidal estuary to a lagoon that was closed to tidal action for long periods of time ... a number of changes that have increased the tidal action within the lagoon ...
Marine Current Turbines
... Current Turbines Ltd (MCT) is a United Kingdom-based company which is developing tidal stream generators ... MCT was founded in 2000 to develop ideas of tidal power developed by Peter Fraenkel, who had previously been a founder partner of IT Power, a consultancy established to further the development of sustainable energy ... By 2003, MCT had installed a 300 kW experimental tidal turbine 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) northeast of Lynmouth, Devon and by 2008 they had a 1.2 MW turbine, SeaGen, in Strangford Lough ...
Low-carbon Power - Examples of Low Carbon Technology - Tidal Power
... Tidal power is a form of hydropower that converts the energy of tides into electricity or other useful forms of power ... The first large-scale tidal power plant (the Rance Tidal Power Station) started operation in 1966 ... Although not yet widely used, tidal power has potential for future electricity generation ...
Shrouded Tidal Turbine - Principles
... Considerable commercial interest has been shown in shrouded tidal stream turbines due to the increased power output ... flow velocity across the turbine allows tidal flows formerly too slow for commercial use to be used for energy production ... While the shroud may not be practical in wind, as the next generation of tidal stream turbine design it is gaining more popularity and commercial use ...
Spaghettification - A Simple Example
... forces develop as the body distorts to balance the tidal forces, so attaining mechanical equilibrium ... If the tidal forces are too large, the body may yield and flow plastically before the tidal forces can be balanced, or fracture ...

Famous quotes containing the word tidal:

    And now it is once more the tidal wave
    That when it was swept by, leaves summits stained.
    Oh, blood will out. It cannot be contained.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)