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Disturbance in natural longshore drift currents

Disturbance in natural longshore drift currents

Longshore sediment transport is important on most of the coastline; the direction of the longshore sediments may be manifested from natural features and by the accumulation of sediment behind obstacles such as harbors, breakwalls and groynes. Interference with the natural …

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Future in tidal power plants in coastal areas

Future in tidal power plants in coastal areas

Although not yet widely used, tidal energy has potential for future electricity generation. Tidal energy is an environment-friendly and more predictable resource, as compared to wind energy. The tidal energy is a form of hydropower that converts the energy obtained …

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