ESR1 - Multi-scale numerical modelling of floating offshore wind turbines

Aims: This project aims at investigating the low-frequency response behaviour of a semi-submersible floater. It will use high-fidelity computational fluid dynamics (CFD) models to better understand the hydrodynamic loading components. A key challenge is the large computational cost associated with running wave-structure interaction problems, especially under irregular wave conditions.

Work package: WP1 - Design

Beneficiaries: TU Delft, ORE Catapult

Partners: MARIN

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Axelle Viré
Assistant Professor

Project Coordinator, expert in computational fluid dynamics and fluid-structure interactions

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