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Tidal energy

energy

Energy that is harnessed from the rise and fall of ocean tides.

Tidal lagoon

energy

A tidal energy design that can capture the potential energy of tides by construction of circular retaining walls embedded with turbines.

Tidal power

energy

Tidal power or tidal energy is harnessed by converting energy from tides into useful forms of power, mainly electricity using various methods.

Tidal stream generator

energy

A tidal stream generator, often referred to as a tidal energy converter, is a machine that extracts energy from moving masses of water, in particular tides.

Tide

energy

Tides are the rise and fall of sea levels caused by the combined effects of the gravitational forces exerted by the Moon and the Sun, and the rotation of the Earth.

Tide gauge

energy

A tide gauge is a device for measuring the change in sea level relative to a vertical datum.

Tide mill

energy

A tide mill is a water mill driven by tidal rise and fall.

Tightness test

marine

An air test or other medium test carried out to demonstrate the tightness of the structure.

Tiller

marine

An arm, attached to rudderstock, which turns the rudder.

Timber

marine

Sawn wood or lumber, cants, logs, poles and all other types of timber in loose or packaged forms.

Timber deck cargo

marine

A cargo of timber carried on an uncovered part of freeboard or the superstructure deck. The term does not include wood pulp or similar cargo.

Timber load line

marine

A special load line assigned to ships complying with certain conditions related to their construction set out in the International Convention on Load Lines...

Time of use metering

energy

Time of use net metering employs a smart (electric) meter that is programmed to determine electricity usage any time during the day.

Time-domain reflectometer

energy

A time-domain reflectometer is an electronic instrument used to determine the characteristics of electrical lines by observing reflected waveforms.

Tin

marine

A ductile, malleable metal, resistant to corrosion. It can be used as a coating for steel and also in various alloys.

Tip speed ratio

energy

The ratio of the tangential speed of the blade and the actual speed of the wind.

Titanium

marine

A light, strong, corrosion resistant metal which is used as the plate material in plate-type heat exchangers. It is also used as an alloy element in various special steels.

TIV MPI Adventure

energy

TIV MPI Adventure is a 14,739 GT wind turbine installation vessel that was built in 2010 by Cosco Nantong Shipyard, China.

TIV MPI Resolution

energy

TIV MPI Resolution is a Turbine Installation Vessel deployed to install turbines at offshore wind farms.

T-joint

marine

A joint between two members located approximately at right angles to each other in the form of a T letter.

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