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Leiro Fonseca, Andres (author)
Reducing the cost of constructing wind turbines, as well as extending their design life, are two ways of reducing the cost of energy from wind. To achieve this, this project tested two innovative tuned-mass damper systems, which reduce resonance of the tower, and do so minimizing additional mass needed on the nacelle. These TMD systems allow the...
master thesis 2018
Kaloritis, G. (author)
New concepts for support structures of offshore wind turbines have gained interest in the industry and are examined for intermediate and deep water depths in order to unlock new offshore potential markets. One of the main proposals that has already been commercialized is the three or four leg full height lattice structure. The fatigue assessment...
master thesis 2016