Building better technology
for the civil engineering industry

Building better technology
for the civil engineering industry

Tel: +44 (0)118 945 3737

Tel: +44 (0)118 945 3737

VJTech Limited Mobile Logo

 Login  Register Tel: +44 (0)118 945 3737

 
     
VJ Tech Limited - Blog
Renewable energy
1 post(s)

Dynamic Soil Structure of Offshore Wind Turbines and long term performance prediction: Linking scaled model test results to prototype prediction via element tests

Dynamic Soil Structure of Offshore Wind Turbines and long term performance prediction: Linking scaled model test results to prototype prediction via element tests
In an effort to reduce the CO2 emissions and cover its energy needs, UK has turned to renewable sources of energy and more specifically to offshore wind power harvesting. Offshore Wind Farming is considered to be one of the most reliable ways to produce energy, because: a) the average wind speed over sea is generally higher and more consistent than onshore, making the offshore wind farming more efficient b) the noise and vibrations from the wind turbines do not have any impacts on the environment or human activities due to their distance from land (more than 10km), their size can be twice the size of the onshore turbines and c) wave and current loading can be harvested as well. Also the wind turbine technology is relatively more matured those other forms of renewables.

Categories


Archives

2018 Mar 942 1
2018 Feb 256 1
2017 Oct 1813 1
2017 Aug 99 1
2016 Oct 35 1
2016 Sep 24 1
2016 Jul 5 1
2016 May 24 1
2016 Apr 21 1
2016 Mar 12 1
2016 Feb 66 3
2016 Jan 80 1
2015 Dec 26 1
2015 Nov 66 1
2015 May 108 1
2015 Mar 408 4
2015 Feb 301 1
2014 Nov 1517 8
2014 May 209 6
2014 Apr 250 7
2014 Mar 760 12
2013 Dec 104 2

Tags