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# Tidal Power: Stream and Barrage Schemes

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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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