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Qualification of innovative floating substructures for 10MW wind turbines and water depths greater than 50m.

Deliverables

Models for advanced load effects and loads at component level.

Models for advanced load effects and loads at component level.

Public defintion of the two LIFES50+ 10MW floater concepts.

Public defintion of the two LIFES50+ 10MW floater concepts.

Design Basis

A definition of the full set of environmental conditions and design load cases that shall be considered within the project

Overall summary of the industrialization process

Dissemination – overall summary of the industrialization process in one publication

Optimization framework and methodology for optimized floater design.

Optimization framework and methodology for optimized floater design.

Project Quality and risk management plan

Project Quality and risk management plan

Required numerical model fidelity and critical design load cases in various design phases

Required numerical model fidelity and critical design load cases in various design phases, including industrialization.

Risk management for deep water substructures

Risk management for deep water substructures

AeroDyn validated model

Report on validation and tuning of AeroDyn model to be implemented in the HIL system for ocean basin tests.

Report of initial kick-off meeting

Report of initial kick-off meeting

Review of FOWT guidelines and design practise

Review report on current regulations in guidelines and standards and publicly available design practices.

Oceanographic and meteorological conditions for the design

Oceanographic and meteorological conditions for the design. Report with the analysis and selection of the target locations and the oceanographic and meteorological conditions for the concepts design.

Wind turbine models for the design

10MW wind turbine FAST/AeroDyn model to be used by concepts developers, including a report with the model description

Handbook Management procedures

Handbook Management procedures

Guidance on platform and mooring line selection, installation and marine operations

Guidance on platform and mooring line selection, installation and marine operations

Publication and presentation of the research performed in the WP

Publication and presentation of the research

Model validation against experiments and map of model accuracy across load cases.

Model validation against experiments and map of model accuracy across load cases.

State-of-the-art models for the two public 10MW floater concepts

State-of-the-art models for the two public 10MW floater concepts.

Overview of the numerical models used in the consortium and their qualification

Overview of numerical consortium models and their qualification

Validation of advanced models and methods for cascading into simpler models.

Validation of advanced models and methods for cascading into simpler models.

Periodic reports to EC

Periodic reports to EC

Framework for LCOE, uncertainty and risk considerations during design

Framework for LCOE, uncertainty and risk considerations during design

Dissemination guidelines and procedures

Dissemination guidelines and procedures

Design practice for 10MW+ FOWT support structures

A public design practice for FOWT developers and researchers summarizing and condensing all key information in a generalized way from previous deliverables in WP8, i.e. the lessons learned, findings, methodologies and knowledge generated related to design. It includes chapters on necessary pre-design requirements and specifications, experimental and numerical design practices, as well as LCOE, uncertainty, risk and industrialization considerations and also includes exemplarily applications of the developed design methodologies.

State-of-the-art FOWT design practise and guidelines

State of the art report summarizing the current industrial design practice and design phases and current regulations in guidelines and standards, including an analysis of their importance on design and LCOE.

LCOE tool description, technical and environmental impact evaluation procedure

Description report evaluation tools (LCOE, and other KPI), which will be used in the project. It also contains a survey of similar tools and procedures. Report also contents the results from industry assessment

Presentation of the methodology and results of the WP at a relevant conference

Presentation of the methodology and results of the WP at a relevant conference

Guidance and recommended methods for HIL/SIL-based FOWT experimental testing

Guidance and recommended methods for HIL/SIL-based FOWT testing.

Identification of critical environmental conditions and design load cases

Description of the most critical environmental conditions and design load cases for different platform types.

IPR Guidelines

IPR Guidelines

Expected LCOE for floating wind turbines 10MW+ for 50m+ water depth

Report showing extrapolated results for LCOE and evaluation values, which should be realistic for our concepts assuming real production and cost reduction of several years. This result determines the definitive expected cost of energy for such floater concepts.

Upscaling procedure

Report collecting design experience during the upscaling process.

Recommendations for platform design under considerations of O&M, logistics, manufacturing and decommissioning

Recommendations for platform design under considerations of O&M, logistics, manufacturing and decommissioning.

External website launched

External website launched

Project logo

Project logo

Project flyer

Project flyer

MS Powerpoint and MS Word templates

MS Powerpoint and MS Word templates

Wind turbine scaled model

Aeroelastic scaled model of the 10MW reference wind turbine.

HexaFloat robot

6 DOF moving platform for wind turbine HIL testing in wind tunnel

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Publications

6-DoF Hydrodynamic Modelling for Wind Tunnel Hybrid/HIL Tests of FOWT: The Real-Time Challenge

Author(s): Ilmas Bayati, Alan Facchinetti, Alessandro Fontanella, Marco Belloli
Published in: Volume 10: Ocean Renewable Energy, 2018, Page(s) V010T09A078
DOI: 10.1115/OMAE2018-77804

Load Sensitivity Analysis for a Floating Wind Turbine on a Steel Semi-Submersible Substructure

Author(s): Kolja Müller, Ricardo Faerron Guzman, Po Wen Cheng, Josean Galván, Miren J. Sánchez, Raúl Rodríguez, Andreas Manjock
Published in: ASME 2018 1st International Offshore Wind Technical Conference, 2018, Page(s) V001T01A042
DOI: 10.1115/IOWTC2018-1062

The TripleSpar campaign: validation of a reduced-order simulation model for floating wind turbines

Author(s): Lemmer, Frank; Yu, Wei; Cheng, Po Wen; Pegalajar-Jurado, Antonio; Borg, Michael; Mikkelsen, Robert F.; Bredmose, Henrik
Published in: Issue 1, 2018
DOI: 10.18419/opus-10047

An efficient frequency-domain model for quick load analysis of floating offshore wind turbines

Author(s): Antonio Pegalajar-Jurado, Michael Borg, Henrik Bredmose
Published in: Wind Energy Science, Issue 3/2, 2018, Page(s) 693-712, ISSN 2366-7451
DOI: 10.5194/wes-3-693-2018

Fully Mechatronical Design of an HIL System for Floating Devices

Author(s): Hermes Giberti, Francesco La Mura, Gabriele Resmini, Marco Parmeggiani
Published in: Robotics, Issue 7/3, 2018, Page(s) 39, ISSN 2218-6581
DOI: 10.3390/robotics7030039

Aerodynamic design methodology for wind tunnel tests of wind turbine rotors

Author(s): Ilmas Bayati, Marco Belloli, Luca Bernini, Alberto Zasso
Published in: Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, Issue 167, 2017, Page(s) 217-227, ISSN 0167-6105
DOI: 10.1016/j.jweia.2017.05.004

Application of a Monte Carlo procedure for probabilistic fatigue design of floating offshore wind turbines

Author(s): Kolja Müller, Po Wen Cheng
Published in: Wind Energy Science, Issue 3/1, 2018, Page(s) 149-162, ISSN 2366-7451
DOI: 10.5194/wes-3-149-2018

NAUTILUS-DTU10 MW Floating Offshore Wind Turbine at Gulf of Maine: Public numerical models of an actively ballasted semisubmersible

Author(s): J Galván, M J Sánchez-Lara, I Mendikoa, G Pérez-Morán, V Nava, R Rodríguez-Arias
Published in: Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Issue 1102, 2018, Page(s) 012015, ISSN 1742-6588
DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/1102/1/012015