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Rojas Castro, Ivan (author)
Floating offshore wind energy is being widely implemented in deep-water sites thanks to its numerous advantages, which among others include the access to stronger and undisturbed wind resources. In addition, considering the fast-paced growth in size and power generating capacity of offshore wind turbines, the designs of floating foundations need...
master thesis 2017
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Manzoor, Qasim (author)
The Blade Element Momentum (BEM) method is a widely used model for rotor performance and aeroelastic calculations but it has assumptions in its formulation which limit its accuracy. The theoretical background of these limitations has been studied and an improvement in the form of the Near Wake Model (NWM) has been identified. The model adds near...
master thesis 2017