List of Edinburgh Designs’ Contracts

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

Tsinghua Graduate University, Shenzhen, China
  • 2017 10 flap paddles for ocean basin
University of West Indies, Trinidad
  • 2017 0.54m piston
University of Grenoble Alpes
  • 2017 0.5m removable piston and 0.7m flap in same flume.
Stony Brook University, NY, USA
  • 2017 Flow and Wave flume with 1m water depth long stroke piston.
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
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
      • 2012 4 paddle 1.5m hinge depth flap wavemaker.
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
      • 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