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    • A 3D FEM model for floating wind turbines support structures 

      Campos de Moura, André; Molins i Borrell, Climent; Trubat Casal, Pau; Alarcón Fernández, Daniel (2017-10)
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      The relevance of the interaction between the structural stiffness and the wind turbine dynamics are well known by the industry from decades of expertise. However, the novel floating concepts are commonly designed by tools ...
    • Application of Morison equation in irregular wave trains with high frequency waves 

      Trubat Casal, Pau; Molins i Borrell, Climent; Hufnagel, Philipp; Alarcón Fernández, Daniel; Campos Hortigüela, Alexis (American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 2018)
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      Most numerical models for the analysis of offshore wind platforms are based on one of two different approaches, depending on how waves forces are applied to the structure: 1) the potential flow theory, and 2) the Morison ...
    • Automated data analysis for static structural health monitoring of masonry heritage structures 

      Makoond, Nirvan Chandra; Pelà, Luca; Molins i Borrell, Climent; Roca Fabregat, Pedro; Alarcón Fernández, Daniel (Wiley, 2020-10)
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      Masonry heritage structures are often affected by slow irreversible deterioration mechanisms that can jeopardise structural stability in the foreseeable future. Static structural health monitoring (SHM), aimed at the ...
    • Experimental RAO’s analysis of a monolithic concrete spar structure for offshore floating wind turbines 

      Campos Hortigüela, Alexis; Molins i Borrell, Climent; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Trubat Casal, Pau; Alarcón Fernández, Daniel (2015)
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      Nowadays the offshore wind energy market is clearly oriented to be extended around the world. Bottom fixed solutions for supporting offshore wind turbines are useful in shallow waters which are available in ...
    • Experiments on a scale model of a monolithic concrete spar for floating wind turbines 

      Campos Hortigüela, Alexis; Molins i Borrell, Climent; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Trubat Casal, Pau; Alarcón Fernández, Daniel (2015)
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      Preliminary studies of a concept consisting of a monolithic concrete SPAR platform were presented in 2014. The studies were performed in the framework of the AFOSP KIC-InnoEnergy project (Alternative Floating Platform ...
    • Mooring fatigue verification of the WindCrete for a 15 MW wind turbine 

      Trubat Casal, Pau; Molins i Borrell, Climent; Alarcón Fernández, Daniel; Arramounet, Valentin; Mahfouz, Mohammad Youssef (American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 2021)
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      LCOE reduction in FOWTs is heading to larger wind turbines in order to increase power production and capacity. NREL and DTU have recently developed a 15MW reference wind turbine, which can be used to validate the platform ...
    • OC5 task II simulations with FloaWDyn numerical model 

      Trubat Casal, Pau; Campos Hortigüela, Alexis; Molins i Borrell, Climent; Alarcón Fernández, Daniel (2017)
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      A 3D aero-hydro-servo-elastic coupled finite element method (FEM) numerical model in time domain for structural analysis has been developed at the UPC-BarcelonaTech (FloaWDyn). The code integrates the environmental ...
    • OC6 phase II : integration and verification of a new soil–structure interaction model for offshore wind design 

      Bergua, Roger; Robertson, Amy; Jonkman, Jason; Platt, Andy; Page, Ana; Qvist, Jacob; Galván, Josean; Bonnet, Jean Paul; Mendikoa, Iñigo; Trubat Casal, Pau; Alarcón Fernández, Daniel (2021-01-01)
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      This paper provides a summary of the work done within the OC6 Phase II project, which was focused on the implementation and verification of an advanced soil–structure interaction model for offshore wind system design and ...
    • Windcrete: estructura flotante monolítica tipo 'spar' de hormigón para aerogeneradores marinos 

      Molins i Borrell, Climent; Campos Hortigüela, Alexis; Trubat Casal, Pau; Alarcón Fernández, Daniel (2018-07)
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      Con el objetivo de lograr una plataforma flotante viable para turbinas eólicas marinas, se presenta un nuevo concepto de boya tipo “spar” flotante monolítica, de nombre Windcrete. La estructura monolítica de hormigón incluye ...