Computational Modelling Group

Feasibility Study of the Impacts of Proposed Tidal Array Installations in Channel Islands

Research Team
William Batten
Luke Blunden

Tidal streams around the island of Alderney

Open source hydrodynamic modelling software TELEMAC is being used to see whether putting a large number of tidal turbines in the sea near a headland-associated sandbank will affect the feature's long term equilibrium.


Physical Systems and Engineering simulation: Marine Renewable Energy, Sediment transport

Simulation software: TELEMAC

Programming languages and libraries: Fortran, Python