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*VIRTUAL* – Foundation Design of Offshore Wind Turbine Structures

Online Foundation Design of Offshore Wind Turbine Structures Training via ZOOM


Synergie Training

Summary

Price
£850 inc VAT
Study method
Online with live classes
Duration
2 days, Full-time
Qualification
No formal qualification
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students

Overview

The costs of offshore wind are currently, significantly higher than onshore wind. A significant contributor to this higher cost is the cost of the foundations for the turbines. Hence a rational and optimised design of foundation for wind turbines is essential to reduce the overall cost.

This course gives a detailed knowledge about the design and analysis of mono pile, Suction piles, and jacket structure foundations. This course also includes the soil pile interaction and the dynamic responses.

The course will include both ultimate and fatigue limit state check for the design of these types of foundations. The uncertainties of various design variables will also be discussed in these lectures. Lastly a reliability based design of suction pile will be covered.

Description

Day One
09.00 – 10.30 Lecture 1: Overview of the whole Wind Turbine structure
Prof. Subhamoy Bhattacharya

10.30 – 11.00 Break

11.00 – 12.30 Lecture 2: Loads on the offshore wind
turbine structure
Prof. Subhamoy Bhattacharya

12.30 -13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 15.00 Lecture 3: Consideration for foundation design and the calculations necessary Prof. Subhamoy Bhattacharya

15.00 – 15.30 Break

15.30 – 17.00 Lecture 4: Geotechnical Site
Investigation and Soil behaviour under cyclic loading
Prof. Subhamoy Bhattacharya

Day Two
09.00 – 10.30 Lecture 5: Soil Structure Interaction (Cyclic and dynamic)
Prof. Subhamoy Bhattacharya

10.30 – 11.00 Break

11.00 – 12.30 Lecture 6: Simplified hand calculation of case studies
Prof. Subhamoy Bhattacharya

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch

13:30-15:00 Lecture 7: Introduction to Bladed for
offshore wind turbine and foundation modelling
Mr Alec Beardsell

15.00 – 15.30 Break

15:30-17:00 Lecture 8: Demonstration of
offshore foundation load calculations in Bladed (ULS and FLS analysis)
Mr Alec Beardsell

Who is this course for?

Engineers and researchers involved in the design of offshore wind farm foundation, Contracts engineers, Wind turbine Installation companies, Team leaders, Conversion Engineers, Project engineers and managers, offshore controls engineers, Safety inspectors will benefit from attending this course. The course is innovative in both content & structure with a careful balance of theory & practice.

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