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Researcher: Marsh, PJ (Dr Philip Marsh)

Fields of Research

Ocean engineering
Ship and platform structures (incl. maritime hydrodynamics)
Mechanical engineering
Environmentally sustainable engineering
Land use and environmental planning
Physical oceanography
Naval architecture
Climate change law
Environmental management

Research Objectives

Tidal energy
Wave energy
Marine systems and management
Renewable energy
Measurement and assessment of estuarine water quality
Aquaculture fin fish (excl. tuna)
Hydrogen production from renewable energy
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Assessment of tidal current resources in Clarence Strait, Australia including turbine extraction effects; Renewable Energy
Dispatchability, energy security, and reduced capital cost in tidal-wind and tidal-solar energy farms; Energies
Influence of tidal energy converters on sediment dynamics in tidal channel; 13th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference
Modelling morphological changes and migration of large sand waves in a very energetic tidal environment: Banks Strait, Australia; Energies
Multi-criteria evaluation of potential Australian tidal energy sites; Renewable Energy
Numerical investigation of the influence of blade helicity on the performance characteristics of vertical axis tidal turbines; Renewable Energy
Numerical simulation of straight-bladed vertical axis tidal turbines; 2nd Asian Wave and Tidal Energy Conference
Numerical simulation of the loading characteristics of straight and helical-bladed vertical axis tidal turbines; Renewable Energy
Performance predictions of a straight-bladed vertical axis turbine using double-multiple streamtube and computational fluid dynamics models; Journal of Ocean Technology
Relating fish distributions to physical characteristics of a tidal energy candidate site in the banks strait, Australia; International Marine Energy Journal
The influence of turbulence model and two and three-dimensional domain selection on the simulated performance characteristics of vertical axis tidal turbines; Renewable Energy
Three dimensional numerical simulations of a straight-bladed vertical axis tidal turbine; 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference
Three-dimensional numerical simulations of straight-bladed vertical axis tidal turbines investigating power output, torque ripple and mounting forces; Renewable Energy
Tidal current resource assessment and study of turbine extraction effects in Banks Strait, Australia; Renewable Energy
Tidal energy in Australia – assessing resource and feasibility to Australia’s future energy mix; The 4th Asian Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (AWTEC 2018)
Tidal Energy in Australia: Assessing Resource and Feasibility in Australia’s Future Energy Mix
Tidal energy site characterisation in a large tidal channel in Banks Strait, Tasmania, Australia; Renewable Energy
Towards a tidal farm in Banks Strait, Tasmania: Influence of tidal array on hydrodynamics; Energies
Variability of sediment processes around a tidal farm in a theoretical channel; Renewable Energy

Research Projects

Developing a Framework for a Blue Economy Zone; Blue Economy CRC Co (BECRC)
Implementation of SCHISM modelling suite at Tidetech; Australian Institute of Mathematics & Science Pty Ltd (AMSI)
Marine Spatial Planning for a Blue Economy; Blue Economy CRC Co (BECRC)
Blast and shock modelling Phase 3
Performance of the novel Xl prototype tidal energy turbine

Research Candidate Supervision