M. Kadiri, R. Ahmadian, B. Bockelmann-Evans, W. Rauen, R. Falconer, A review of the potential water quality impacts of tidal renewable energy systems, Renewable and sustainable energy reviews, 16(1) (2012) 329-341.
 A.V. Da Rosa, Fundamentals of renewable energy processes, Academic Press, 2012.
 O.B. Yaakob, K. Tawi, D.S. Sunanto, Computer simulation studies on the effect overlap ratio for savonius type vertical axis marine current turbine, Int. J. Eng. Trans. A Basics, 23 (2010) 79-88.
 Y. Li, S.M. Calisal, Three-dimensional effects and arm effects on modeling a vertical axis tidal current turbine, Renewable energy, 35(10) (2010) 2325- 2334.
 Y. Li, S.M. Çalişal, Numerical analysis of the characteristics of vertical axis tidal current turbines, Renewable Energy, 35(2) (2010) 435-442.
 I. Masters, R. Malki, A.J. Williams, T.N. Croft, The influence of flow acceleration on tidal stream turbine wake dynamics: A numerical study using a coupled BEM–CFD model, Applied Mathematical Modelling, 37(16-17) (2013) 7905-7918.
 P. Marsh, D. Ranmuthugala, I. Penesis, G. Thomas, Three-dimensional numerical simulations of straight-bladed vertical axis tidal turbines investigating power output, torque ripple and mounting forces, Renewable Energy, 83 (2015) 67- 77.
 P. Bachant, M. Wosnik, B. Gunawan, V.S. Neary, Experimental study of a reference model vertical- axis cross-flow turbine, PloS one, 11(9) (2016) e0163799.
 Q. Sheng, F. Jing, L. Zhang, N. Zhou, S. Wang, Z. Zhang, Study of the hydrodynamic derivatives of vertical-axis tidal current turbines in surge motion, Renewable Energy, 96 (2016) 366-376.
A.A. Veisi, M.H. Shafiei Mayam, Turbulent structures in the wake of a wind turbine using Large Eddy Simulation, Amirkabir Journal of Mechanical Engineering, (2017) - (In Persian).
 M. Rad, A. Zahedi Nejad, Fabrication and test of an axial wind turbine with the most power during absorbing flow kinetic energy, Amirkabir Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 50(4) (2018) 181-190 (In Persian).
 P. Marsh, D. Ranmuthugala, I. Penesis, G. Thomas, The influence of turbulence model and two and three-dimensional domain selection on the simulated performance characteristics of vertical axis tidal turbines, Renewable energy, 105 (2017) 106-116.
 N. Akbari, a. abdolahifar, Performance investigation of hybrid Darrieus-Savonius wind turbine compared to straight-bladed Darrieus turbine by Three- dimensional numerical simulation, Amirkabir Journal of Mechanical Engineering, (2018) - (In Persian).
 H. Rahmani, M. Biglari, M.S. Valipour, K. Lari, Assessment of the numerical and experimental performance of screw tidal turbines, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part A: Journal of Power and Energy, (2018) 0957650917753778.
 B. Chen, S. Su, I.M. Viola, C.A. Greated, Numerical investigation of vertical-axis tidal turbines with sinusoidal pitching blades, Ocean Engineering, 155 (2018) 75-87.
 Y. Ma, W.H. Lam, Y. Cui, T. Zhang, J. Jiang, C. Sun, J. Guo, S. Wang, S.S. Lam, G. Hamill, Theoretical vertical-axis tidal-current-turbine wake model using axial momentum theory with CFD corrections, Applied Ocean Research, 79 (2018) 113-122.
 B. Chen, S. Cheng, T.-c. Su, H. Zhang, Numerical investigation of channel effects on a vertical-axis tidal turbine rotating at variable speed, Ocean Engineering, 163 (2018) 358-368.
 B. Mannion, S.B. Leen, V. McCormack, S. Nash, Numerical Modelling of a Variable-Pitch, Vertical Axis Tidal Turbine Incorporating FlowAcceleration, in: ASME 2018 37th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2018, pp. V07AT06A030-V007AT006A030.
 C.A. Consul, R.H. Willden, S.C. McIntosh, Blockage effects on the hydrodynamic performance of a marine cross-flow turbine, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A, 371(1985) (2013) 20120299.
 X. Bai, E. Avital, A. Munjiza, J. Williams, Numerical simulation of a marine current turbine in free surface flow, Renewable Energy, 63 (2014) 715-723.
 J. Yan, X. Deng, A. Korobenko, Y. Bazilevs, Free-surface flow modeling and simulation of horizontal-axis tidal-stream turbines, Computers & Fluids, 158 (2017) 157-166.
 C. Vogel, G. Houlsby, R. Willden, Effect of free surface deformation on the extractable power of a finite width turbine array, Renewable Energy, 88(2016) 317-324.
B. Yang, C. Lawn, Fluid dynamic performance of a vertical axis turbine for tidal currents, Renewable Energy, 36(12) (2011) 3355-3366.
S. Derakhshan, M. Ashoori, A. Salemi, Experimental and numerical study of a vertical axis tidal turbine performance, Ocean Engineering, 137 (2017) 59-67.
H.K. Versteeg, W. Malalasekera, An introduction to computational fluid dynamics: the finite volume method, Pearson Education, 2007.