List of Edinburgh Designs’ Contracts

Edinburgh Designs Limited have built many absorbing wave tanks across the world:

Caen ESITC, France
  • 2021 Single 500mm piston in 0.35m wide x 0.5m deep x
    10m long teaching flume tank
Virginia Tech, USA
  • 2021 New Towing Carriage replacing old K&R system in
    existing concrete tank.
Oklahoma State University, USA
  • 2021 3×0.7m flaps in 14m long flume tank with towing
    carriage.
Oregon State University, USA
  • 2021 6×1.5m flaps in movable module for OH Hinsdale
    Tsunami tank.
NTNU Karsmund flume, Norway
  • 2020 Single 500mm flap for steel and glass flume tank.
USNA, Annapolis, USA
  • 2020 Large piston for existing coastal flume
Hochschule Emden Leer, Germany
  • 2020 8×0.7m flaps in movable module for 3m wide x 1.5m
    deep x 33m long concrete towing tank. ED Towing system.
M3 Floodtech, UK
  • 2020 7 flaps for BSI flood kitemark testing & research tank
Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi
  • 2020 32×1.8m paddles for 8m wide x 18m long x 3m deep
    robotics tank with cross flow. Instrumentation gantry
Oxford University, UK
  • 2020 3 paddles in specialised flow tank.
Strathclyde University, Glasgow, UK
  • 2020 8 paddles in 10m ED glass tank.
University of Rhode Island, USA
  • 2019 2 paddles in double ended precision flow tank.
DGA (French Ministry of Defence)
  • 2019 full electrical and control system modernisation of 24 paddles in 10m wide by 30m long wide tank.
Naval Architecture Training College, Egypt
  • 2019 8 paddles in 50m towing tank with glass side. ED towing carriage.
ESITC Caen, France
  • 2018 Large piston in 40m ED flume.
Michigan Technical University, USA
  • 2018 8 paddles in 14m tank with glass side.
Sheffield University, UK
  • 2018 2 paddles in double ended precision flow tank.
Coventry University, UK
  • 2018 Single piston in 20m ED flume.
SINTEF Ocean AS
  • 2017 single piston for ice research tank.
University of Grenoble Alpes
  • 2017 0.5m removable piston and 0.7m flap in same flume.
Stonybrook University, NY, USA
  • 2017 Flow and Wave flume with 1m water depth long stroke piston.
Technion Institute, Israel
  • 2017 12 paddles in square tank, 4 paddles in user built wind tunnel.
National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
  • 2016 2 paddles for double ended narrow tank for show in new museum exhibition
Aquobex, UK
  • 2016 7 paddles for flood research tank
HIB Bergen, Norway
  • 2015 6 paddles for 3m by 50m by 2m deep towing tank with 5m/s towing carriage
Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
  • 2015 8 paddles for 4m by 70m by 2m deep towing tank.
University of Maine, Advanced Composites Wind/Wave Laboratory
  • 2015 16 flap paddles for 9 x 35 x 6m tank
Rijeka University Croatia
  • 2015 6 piston paddles for coastal basin
Cranfield University
  • 2015 moving existing 3x700mm towing tank to new building
Stevens Institute New York
  • 2015 6 paddles for 4.7m wide towing tank
CTO Research, Gdansk, Poland
  • 2014 Double-ended towing tank: two identical banks of wavemakers providing wave generation and active beach. 14x 1.6m hinge depth flap wavemakers.
Edinburgh University
  • 2014 Refurbishment of 48 paddle curved wavemaker with new 0.5m hinge depth paddles and updated fully digital control system.
Aberdeen University
  • 2014 Refurbishment of single paddle wavemaker
Edinburgh University
  • 2013 Double ended flume: 2x 0.5m flap wavemaker with flow system.
University of Plymouth
  • 2012 Tilting flow tank with single piston wavemaker, 25 x 0.6m, 0.5m deep.
FloWaveTT, University of Edinburgh
Imperial College London - Skempton Hydrolab
  • 2012 4 x 1.5m hinge depth flap wavemaker.
Imperial College London
  • 2012 0.6 x 0.6m x 9m with flow speeds up to 1 m/s
Marin, Netherlands
  • 2011 224 paddle flap wave maker for 240 x 18 x 8m towing tank, operational in depressurised conditions.
University of Edinburgh
  • 2011 Design consultant for Marine Science Laboratory with 360 degree wave current capability
University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia
  • 2011 Single piston 1.0 x 0.75m deep.
Webb Institute, New York, USA
  • 2011 8 paddle towing tank
  • 2011 High speed ship model test flow tank.
SUNY Maritime College New York
  • 2010 High speed ship model test flow tank
National Taiwan Ocean University
  • 2010 4 piston paddles on movable modules for coastal tank
  • Department of Civil Engineering
University of Thessoloniki, Greece
  • 2010 single piston 300mm wide 0.5m deep
  • Department of Civil Engineering
University College Cork, Ireland
  • 2011 16 paddle 12m wide by 3m deep wide extreme wave survival tank
University College Cork, Ireland
  • 2010 40 paddle 20m wide by 1.2m deep wide tank
University of Plymouth
Ifremer, France
  • 2009 eight pistons 500mm wide flow tank.
Strathclyde University
  • 2009 Movable semisubmersible wave absorbing beach.
Scot Renewables Orkney
Delta Marine Consultants Utrecht, Holland
  • 2008 single piston 600mm wide 0.75m deep supplied with 25m long glass sided tank.
University of Caen, France
  • 2008 single piston 300mm wide 0.5m deep
Queens University Belfast (Portaferry)
University of Waikato, New Zealand
  • 2008 single piston 300mm wide 0.5m deep
Yildiz Technical University Istanbul
  • 2008 single piston 1.00m wide 0.75m deep
University of Newcastle upon Tyne
  • 2008 8 piston paddle for 3.5m wide towing tank
University of Ulsan, South Korea
  • 2007 upgrade of control system for 40 paddle 20m wide by 3m deep wide tank
Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Malaysia
  • 2007 single piston paddle for 1.5m wide re-circulating wave / current tank
David Taylor Basin Carderock USA
  • 2007 216 2.5m deep paddles for 106 x 97m MASK tank. Paddles arranged on two sides with curved corner. NSWCCD US Navy
University of Warwick
  • 2007 single piston 600mm wide 0.75m deep
University of Bristol
  • 2007 single piston 300mm wide 0.5m deep
University of Glasgow
  • 2007 4 paddles for 4.57 x 70 x 2.25m deep towing tank mounted to movable module
University of Manchester
  • 2006 8 pistons for 5m wide 500mm deep current tank.
University of Sydney
  • 2006 single piston 1.00m wide 0.75m deep
University of Nottingham
  • 2006 single piston 0.25mm wide 300mm deep with linear motor drive
University of Naples
  • 2006 8 paddles for 9 x 139 x 4.5m deep towing tank
Cardiff University
  • 2005 1.2 x 1.0 x 20m tilting flow tank
University College London
  • 2005 2 piston paddle for 1.2m wide recirculating wave / current tank & 7 paddle 2.5m wide Ocean towing tank
CTO Research towing tank
  • 2004 single paddle 6 x 130m x 4m deep tank
Vinashin Ship Research towing tank Hanoi
  • 2004 single paddle 6m wide 0.9m
University of Newcastle upon Tyne
  • 2004 3 piston paddle for 1.8m wide combined wave wind current tank.
University of Lancaster
  • 2003 7 paddle 2.5m by 15m by 1.0m deep tank
Imperial College London Department of Aeronautics - Now located at Exeter University
  • 2003 0.6 x 0.6 x 8m flow tank.
Kuwait University
  • 2003 1 piston paddle for 0.600m wide narrow tank
Imperial College London
Queens University Belfast
  • 2002 6 piston paddles for 4.5m wide variable depth coastal tank.
University of Edinburgh, UK
  • 2002 48 paddle wide tank with paddles curved round a 96 degree arc.
University of Brighton
  • 2002 1 piston paddle for 0.465m wide narrow tank (supplied with tank)
Wavegen Inverness
  • 2001 8 piston paddles for 6m wide variable depth coastal tank.
Ecole Centrale de Nantes
  • 1999 48 paddle, 50m by 30m by 5m deep.
Major theme park in Anaheim, California, USA.
  • 1998 30 paddle wavemaker 26m wide.
DGA (French Ministry of Defence)
  • 1998 24 paddle 10m wide by 30m long wide tank.
University College London UK
  • 1997 Double opposed piston paddles 0.45m wide by 0.5m deep narrow tank
Applied Research and Technology, Inverness, UK
  • 1996 Single paddle 3.5m wide by 1m deep tank
Norwegian University of Science and technology, Tronheim, Norway
  • 1996 Single paddle 0.6m by 1m deep Narrow tank
University of Ulsan, South Korea
  • 1996 40 paddle 20m wide by 3m deep wide tank
Queens University Belfast, UK
  • 1995 Single paddle 0.35m by 1m deep Narrow tank
City College, New York, USA
  • 1995 5 paddle 2.0wide by 0.7m deep wide tank.
Institute Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia
  • 1995 1.2m wide by 1m deep Piston Narrow tank
Lehigh University, Bethlehem, USA
  • 1994 0.4m wide by 0.7m deep narrow tank
University College Cork, Ireland
  • 1993 40 paddle 20m wide by 1.2m deep wide tank
IIT Kanpur, India
  • 1992 0.457 wide by 0.7m deep narrow tank
Aberdeen University, UK
  • 1991 0.4 wide by 0.7m deep narrow tank
Queen Mary College, London, UK
  • 1991 0.75 wide by 0.9m double narrow tank
Technical University of Nova Scotia, Canada
  • 1990 0.75 by 0.5m deep double ended narrow tank
Imperial College, London, UK
  • 1989 0.3 by 0.9m wide narrow tank
City University, London, UK
  • 1988 0.9 by 0.5m deep narrow tank
  • 1994 0.4 wide by 0.7m deep narrow tank
Heriot Watt University, UK
  • 1987 Double ended narrow tank
  • 1988 2 narrow tanks
  • 1994 0.5m wide by 1.2m deep narrow tank
  • 1996 24 paddle 15m wide by 3m deep wide tank
UK Department of Energy, Cadnam, Hampshire, UK
  • 1982 60 paddle wide tank (consultants to UK Atomic Energy Research Establishment Harwell)
University of Edinburgh, UK
  • 1976 80 paddle wide tank (as employees of University)
  • 1984 Double ended narrow tank, 5 narrow tanks (1983,1985,1989,1994,1995)
  • 1994 0.3 wide by 0.5m deep piston wavemaker