Search results for: Analysis Methodology for Fatigue of Wind Turbine

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  • 23 May 2018
    R&D

    Swedish wind power company SeaTwirl has begun a research project with Chalmers and RISE (Research Institutes of Sweden) aiming to investigate how to best design vertical axis wind turbines (VAWT) to be as robust as possible.

  • 8 November 2013
    R&D

    The U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has awarded a GBP 249,976 federal grant to Maine Marine Composites to analyze the best ways to predict fatigue in the support structures of floating offshore wind turbines. “Maine Marine Composites engineers predict the performance and stress on components in ocean-based systems by analyzing fluid-structure interactions,” […]

  • 2 May 2012

    Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today released the latest version of its SACS software for the analysis and design of new and existing fixed offshore oil and gas structures and wind farm structures. SACS supports wave, wind, and earthquake dynamic response analysis; special high-end analysis […]

  • 24 December 2013
    R&D, Technology

    OWI-Lab has been accepted as an additional partner in the European project WIFI JIP. The Joint Industry Project WIFI will investigate wave run-up on fixed foundations for offshore wind turbines by numerical modeling, model testing, offshore measurements and design and classification methods. The objective of the WiFi JIP (Wave impacts on Fixed turbines) is to […]

  • 7 August 2013

    Offshore wind energy continues to experience an increasing share of the electricity generation market in Europe. Both the UK and Germany have set up ambitious goals to further expand their offshore wind energy capacity. Relatively smaller countries such as Belgium for example are also stepping up their offshore capacity and are investing in research projects […]

  • 18 April 2012
    Technology

    GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) has certified nCode DesignLife offered by HBM. The structural integrity software for the fatigue calculation of cast and forged structural machinery components in wind turbines has been evaluated on the basis of GL RC’s Guideline for the Certification of Wind Turbines 2010. “The certificate proves that the software is suitable […]

  • 21 February 2019
    R&D, Technology

    GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine is well suited and competitive for monopile solution over a wide range of site conditions, according to the specialist engineering firm Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions (GDG). GDG has been working with GE Renewable Energy to develop optimized XL Monopile soil-structure interaction models to support GE’s development of optimized foundation designs for […]

  • 30 November 2011

    In the years to come an increasing number of offshore wind turbine (OWT) installations are expected in deeper waters. This will require the use of more complex braced support structures such as jackets instead of the more widely used monopole foundations. For modelling OWT-specific aspects such as rotor aerodynamics and control system actions, designers are […]

  • 30 June 2017

    Siport21, a Madrid-based port-maritime consultancy company, has presented the “Methodology of the hydrostatic and hydrodynamic analysis of fixed and floating structures for the offshore wind industry”, which allows studying the safety conditions during transport and installation of the support structures for offshore wind turbines.

  • 15 April 2013

    The offshore wind turbine industry will benefit from this new and innovative, user-friendly software solution including dynamic simulations, advanced fatigue calculation and code check in one complete analysis package. The new module for coupled analysis is powered by FEDEM Windpower, and is well integrated with Sesam. It is the most recent addition to DNV Software’s […]

  • 31 July 2012
    Technology

    MSC Software Corporation (MSC), the leader in multidiscipline simulation solutions that accelerate product innovation, today announced the new 2012 version of its Advanced Wind Turbine Modeling (AdWiMo) solution. AdWiMo allows rapid modeling and accurate system simulation of wind turbines. As a plug-in to Adams, the multibody dynamics analysis software from MSC, the new version of AdWiMo fully supports the […]

  • 30 November 2011

    Since its launch in 1969, Sesam software has been a leading tool for engineering offshore structures. The new tailor-made module, GeniE Wind, can be used for design and fatigue analyses of wind turbine substructures. Its analysis functionality complies with the DNV offshore standard DNV-OS-J101 Design of Offshore Wind Turbines. Fatigue and ultimate strength calculations can […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Managing the working and rest hours of crews whilst ensuring the successful completion of technician transfers continues to pose a significant challenge in the safe operation of offshore wind crew transfer vessels (CTVs), according to the National Workboat Association (NWA).

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Mitigating the risk of collision at sea requires a deep understanding of the causes. New industry guidance issued today helps to make offshore operations safer for marine and energy operators. The new Guidance Notes for Collision Analysis assist owners, operators, and designers of offshore units with identifying potential collision scenarios, assessing the relative risks and […]

  • 19 October 2015
    R&D, Technology

    DNV GL has certified a software developed by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult as part of a project to develop a new bi-axial blade fatigue testing method. The project is aimed at reducing fatigue test times by almost a half and overall test times by a quarter. The two-year collaborative Knowledge Transfer Partnership project between […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator announced a new GBP 2.4 million project aiming to cut the cost of offshore wind by optimising the design of jacket foundations through improved fatigue standards and validation of faster testing and fabrication methods. Jacket foundations are set to become a more dominant design solution, as monopiles are unlikely […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Carbon Trust has launched tenders seeking pre and post-construction energy yield analysis and floating component exchange studies as part of its Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) program. The first tender seeks companies and consortia to undertake a study to understand the different approaches in comparing pre-construction energy yield assessments to post-construction analysis in offshore wind. The key objective […]

  • 15 August 2014
    R&D, Training & Education

    Statoil has accepted to support a PhD work of Ole-Erik Vestøl Endrerudat at University of Stavanger with Dr. Nenad Keseric from Statoil Wind Operations being a co-supervisor. The PhD work examines ways to the most cost effective operation and maintenance of offshore wind farms. Statoil wind operation department has recognised the potential of the agent-based model developed […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Pulse Structural Monitoring (Pulse) has completed a subsea integrity monitoring project for a Dong Energy offshore wind farm. Pulse supplied a system to measure the motion of a number of unsupported sections of subsea cable at the Gunfleet Sands wind farm in the UK sector of the Southern North Sea. The investigation was to determine the impact […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    Ofgem has today given the green light for a new subsea link in the north of Scotland. Scottish Hydro Electricity Transmission (SHE Transmission)’s significant upgrade of the electricity network is a £1.2 billion project. It is expected to connect 1.2GW of new renewable electricity generation following completion in 2018. This will help meet Britain’s renewable […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Technology

    As part of its on-going investment in driveline innovation, Romax Technology adds two patents granted to its expanding portfolio of inventions. Romax’s Research and Development investment is represented by over 35 driveline, wind and software patent families across the world. With over twenty years in driveline engineering, Romax Technology is a world leader specialising in […]

  • 20 November 2015
    R&D

    LM Wind Power and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult are collaborating on a new blade testing method that could help reduce overall blade test times by up to 25% and potentially almost halve the time for the fatigue-testing alone.  Testing of critical components, like wind turbine blades, often lasts several months to simulate 20-25 years of […]

  • 2 March 2011

    Independent renewable energy consultancy Natural Power has published a paper on time-dependant computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis which has been accepted by the peer-reviewed Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. The journal reports on all aspects of wind engineering and the activities of the International Association for Wind Engineering. The paper was written by […]

  • 5 March 2019
    R&D

    DNV GL has launched a joint industry project with ten commercial partners to develop a comprehensive methodology for blade rain erosion analysis (COBRA). DNV GL has partnered with Vestas, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, LM Wind Power, Ørsted, Mankeweicz, Akzonobel, Aerox-CEU, Polytech, Hempel and PPG, to take up the challenge of analysing the effect that rain […]

  • 11 November 2013

    Control engineers from StrathControl will present a technical paper at the EWEA Offshore 2013 Conference Poster Sessions on Wednesday. This paper describes the work carried out by StrathControl, SgurrEnergy and the University of Strathclyde using LiDAR data to characterise offshore Low Level Jet (LLJ) wind effects observed on a wind farm in the North Sea […]

  • 14 September 2015
    R&D, Technology

    The first phase of the Tidal Turbine Powertrain Reliability Project (TiPTORs), led by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, has delivered a ‘Design for Reliability’ (DfR) methodology which provides a robust and systematic approach to developing tidal turbine drivetrains. The methodology, developed in partnership with Ricardo and DNV GL, allows designers to understand and control […]