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    The attached pdf file contains the explanations. Here is the Matlab script with the numbers I used:

    function calc()

    m = 7.35e22 ;
    M = 5.97e24 ;
    D = 3.84e8 ;
    R = 6.4e6 ;

    delta_tide = (m/M)*R^4/D^3*3/2

    lin_equip_speed = 4e7/(24*3600)

    The numbers for Earth and Moon can be taken from the following web pages:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earth
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moon

    Other useful information on tides and their use for generating power can be found on these web pages:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tide
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tidal_power#Energy_calculations

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