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The work involves assessing of the marine current regime in the north west of the Black Sea, Midia Cape-Constanta area. The area of interest is chosen due its existing features, using marine currents data (direction and speed) within the CFD to determine the distribution of velocities and pressures. The study on the distribution of velocities and pressures, according to local hydro-meteorological characteristic elements, can be used for identifying the risk areas for navigation and existing hydro-technical construction industry. Modelling results using the CFD analysis shows the currents velocity values, pressures and turbulences of the investigated marine region. The model can be used in the analysis and the coastline changes as well as in risk assessment for hydraulic structures. Additional parameters into the model, such as the sea wave characteristics, aim to provide an indication of the potential hydro-dynamic power that is available at a determined location of interest.
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2018, VOLUME 22, ISSUE Supplement 2, PAGES [S353 - S360]
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