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Estimate the power available in a tidal stream flowing at 3m/s using a 5m diameter propeller turbine.

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The power P generated by an ideal turbine (no losses) is given by:

P = (r * A * v^3)/2

Where

r is the water density (1025 kg/m^3 for sea water)
A is the sweep area of the turbine (the area the propeller blades ...

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