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Fatigue Design Methodologies Applicable to Complex Fixed and Floating Offshore Wind Turbines

Project Number
758
Program
TAP
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Performing Activity
Maine Marine Composites, LLC
Principal Investigator
Richard H. Akers, CTO
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Description

This study aims to: (a) Evaluate fatigue design criteria for offshore wind turbine support structures; (b) Study fatigue design methodologies applicable to complex fixed and floating offshore wind turbine support structures; and (c) Recommend a rational, practical, fatigue design method for offshore wind turbine support structures.

Latest progress update

Tasks completed:
Task 8(a) & 8(b): Draft and Final Report.
The work associated with this contract is now complete.

Status
Completed