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Crol, J.B. (author)
The subject of this report is the upending of a floating monopile for an offshore wind turbine foundation. This is an assignment of Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors BV. An analytical model has been developed to simulate the upending of a monopile in MapleTM, based on the general theoretical principles and the experience of Van Oord. An...
master thesis 2015
De Blaeij, T. (author)
Monopiles are being used more extensively for offshore wind turbine foundation. Current guidelines on the construction of fixed offshore foundations still base the design of laterally loaded piles in sand on empirical data (p-y curves), originating from the oil and gas industry, from field tests executed in 1974 on 0.61 m diameter piles. However...
master thesis 2013