MaRINET2 Tidal "Round Robin" dataset: comparisons between towing and circulating tanks test results for a tidal energy converter submitted to wave and current interactions

Date 2021-08
Author(s) Gaurier BenoitORCID1, Ordonez-Sanchez StéphanieORCID2, Facq Jean-Valery1, Germain GregoryORCID1, Johnstone CameronORCID2, Martinez Rodrigo2, Salvatore FrancescoORCID3, Santic Ivan3, Davey Thomas4, 0ld Chris4, Sellar Brian4
Affiliation(s) 1 : IFREMER, Marine Structures Laboratory, Boulogne-sur-mer, France
2 : ESRU, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
3 : CNR·INM, National Research Council, Marine Technology Research Institute, Roma, Italy
4 : FLOWAVE, Ocean Energy Research Facility, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
DOI 10.17882/58265
Publisher SEANOE
Abstract

This dataset comes from a comparative "Round Robin" testing programme, which has been conducted as part of the MaRINET2 program. The main purpose of this investigation is to evaluate the impact of different experimental facilities on a horizontal axis tidal turbine model when it is exposed to wave and current interactions.

The aim of the trials was to test the turbine in five different test facilities to explore the sensitivity of the results to the choice of facility. The facilities comprised two towing tanks, two circulating water channels and one open-sea facility. Performance assessments in terms of torque, drag, blade root forces, wave and inflow speed are recorded for various wave and current conditions.

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Data
File Size Format Processing Access
Readme 2 MB PDF Open access
CNR-IMB data 119 MB TEXTE Quality controlled data Open access
FLOWAVE data 417 MB TEXTE Quality controlled data Open access
Ifremer data 1 GB TEXTE Quality controlled data Open access
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Gaurier Benoit, Ordonez-Sanchez Stéphanie, Facq Jean-Valery, Germain Gregory, Johnstone Cameron, Martinez Rodrigo, Salvatore Francesco, Santic Ivan, Davey Thomas, 0ld Chris, Sellar Brian (2021). MaRINET2 Tidal "Round Robin" dataset: comparisons between towing and circulating tanks test results for a tidal energy converter submitted to wave and current interactions. SEANOE. https://doi.org/10.17882/58265