Physical Model Tests on Spar Buoy for Offshore Floating Wind Energy Conversion: Users group H+ - DHI-09-SparBOFWEC

Giuseppe Roberto Tomasicchio*, Diego Vicinanza, Marco Belloli, Claudio Lugni, John-Paul Latham, Gregorio Iglesias, Bjarne Jensen, Axelle Vire, Jaak Monbaliu, Federico Taruffi, Luca Pustina, Elisa Leone, Sara Russo, Antonio Francone, Alessandro Fontanella, Simone Di Carlo, Sara Muggiasca, Griet Decorte, Irene Rivera-Arreba, Vincenzo FerranteTommaso Battistella, Raul Guanche Garcia, Abel Martínez Díaz, Björn Elsäßer, Lluis Via-Estrem, Jiansheng Xiang, Morten Thøtt Andersen, Jens Peter Kofoed, Morten Bech Kramer

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The present paper describes the experiences gained from the design methodology and operation of a 3D physical model experiment aimed to investigate the dynamic behaviour of a spar buoy (SB) off-shore floating wind turbine (WT) under different wind and wave conditions. The physical model tests have been performed at Danish Hydraulic Institute (DHI) off-shore wave basin within the European Union-Hydralab+ Initiative, in April 2019. The floating WT model has been subjected to a combination of regular and irregular wave attacks and wind loads.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the HYDRALAB+ Joint User Meeting : Users group H+ - DHI-09-SparBOFWEC
Place of PublicationBucharest
Publication dateMay 2019
Publication statusPublished - May 2019
Event6th HYDRALAB + event - Bucharest, Romania
Duration: 21 May 201925 May 2019
Conference number: 6


Conference6th HYDRALAB + event


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Tomasicchio, G. R., Vicinanza, D., Belloli, M., Lugni, C., Latham, J-P., Iglesias, G., Jensen, B., Vire, A., Monbaliu, J., Taruffi, F., Pustina, L., Leone, E., Russo, S., Francone, A., Fontanella, A., Di Carlo, S., Muggiasca, S., Decorte, G., Rivera-Arreba, I., ... Kramer, M. B. (2019). Physical Model Tests on Spar Buoy for Offshore Floating Wind Energy Conversion: Users group H+ - DHI-09-SparBOFWEC. In Proceedings of the HYDRALAB+ Joint User Meeting: Users group H+ - DHI-09-SparBOFWEC (pp. 100-109).