rel="canonical" href="https://www.selfstudyworld.com/" /> Tidal Energy Skip to main content

Tidal Energy

Tidal Energy

Tidal Energy










Gravitational powers between the moon, the sun, and the earth deliver tides into the ocean. the moon applies more than twice as extraordinary power on the tides as the sun because of its significantly nearer position to the earth. 

Therefore, the tides nearly take after the moon amid its turn around the earth, making stream and ebb of tides. The occasional ascent and fall of the water level of the ocean are called tides. At the point when the water is over the mean ocean level, it is called surge tide and when the level is underneath the mean ocean level, it is called ebb tide. 


Tidal age utilizes the energy of moving water to turn a generator and may deliver control of water moving two ways: internal on the surging tide and outward on the ebb tide. To use energy, water must be caught at high tide behind a dum or blast and afterward made to drive the turbine as it comes back to the ocean amid low tide. A dam is worked at the mouth of the ocean.

 A tidal bowl is framed which gets isolated from the ocean by the dam. The bowl is utilized to saddle tidal energy by utilizing the potential energy of tides to drive the turbine. 

Tidal Energy















Tidal energy is extraordinary compared to other accessible sustainable power sources. Rather than other clean sources, tidal energy can be anticipated for quite a long time. It is a spotless wellspring of energy and of inexhaustible nature. 

It is expensive in contrast with fossil energy because of complex ordinary tidal power establishment which incorporates enormous dams in a vast sea. In India potential zones for the age of tidal energy is the Gulf of Cambay, Gulf of Kutch, and Sunderbans in West Bengal. Asia's first tidal power plant of 250 MW limit is proposed to be set up at Kandla in the Gulf of catch.

Popular posts from this blog

Limitations of Terzaghi Theory

Limitations of Terzaghi Theory The value of the coefficient of consolidation has been assumed to be constant.  The distance d of the drainage path cannot be measured accurately in the field. The thickness of the deposit is generally variable, and an average value has to be estimated.  There is sometimes difficulty 1n locating the drainage face, sometimes thin previous seams that can act as good drainage face are missed in the boring operations. The equation is based on the assumption that the consolidation is one-dimensional. In the field, the consolidation is generally 3-dimensional. The lateral drainage may have a significant effect on the time rate of consolidation. The initial consolidation and secondary consolidation have been neglected. Sometimes these form an important part of the total consolidation. In actual practice, the pressure distribution may be far from linear or uniform. Read More Muller-Breslau principle

Price Guard Wire Method

Price Guard Wire Method Some form of  Price Guard Wire Method  is generally used to eliminate the errors caused by leakage currents over insulation. Fig. 3.14 illustrates the operation of This Method. In fig 3.14(a), a high resistance mounted on a piece of insulating material is measured by the ammeter voltmeter method. The micro-ammeter measures the sum of the current through the resistor (IR) and the current through the leakage path around the resistor. The measured value of resistance computed from the readings indicated on the voltmeter and the microammeter, will not be a true value but will be in error.   Figure 3.14 Application of  guard  circuit for measurement of high resistance In fig, 3.14 (b), the  guard  terminal has been added to the resistance terminal block. The  guard  terminal surrounds the resistance terminal entirely and is connected to the battery side of the micro-ammeter. The leakage current IL now

Streamer Theory of Breakdown in Gases

Streamer Theory of Breakdown in Gases According to the Townsend theory firstly, current growth occurs as a result of the ionization process only. But in practice, breakdown voltages were found to depend on the gas pressure and the geometry of the gap. Second chances time lags of the order of 10-5 s, but practically it was observed to occur at a very short time of 10-8 s. Also, the Townsend mechanism predicts a very diffused form of discharge, that actually discharges were found to be filamentary and irregular. Townsend's mechanism failed to explain all these observed phenomena and as a result, The Streamer theory was proposed. The theory predicts the development of a spark discharge directly from a single avalanche in which the space charge developed by the avalanche itself is said to transform the avalanche into a plasma steamer. In Fig 1.7, a single electron starting at the cathode by ionization builds up an avalanche that crosses the gap. The electrons in the a