The influence of flexible towers on the dynamics of offshore wind turbine gravity base structures

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dc.contributor.author O'Leary, Kieran
dc.contributor.author Pakrashi, Vikram
dc.contributor.author Kelliher, Denis
dc.date.accessioned 2019-02-08T11:30:01Z
dc.date.available 2019-02-08T11:30:01Z
dc.date.issued 2018-09-25
dc.identifier.citation O'Leary, K., Pakrashi, V. and Kelliher, D. (2018) 'The influence of flexible towers on the dynamics of offshore wind turbine gravity base structures', in Randolph, M. F., Doan, D. H., Tang, A. M., Bui, M. and Dinh, V. N. (eds.), Proceedings of the 1st Vietnam Symposium on Advances in Offshore Engineering (VSOE 2018), Hanoi, Vietnam, 1-3 November. Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, 18, pp. 511-517. doi:10.1007/978-981-13-2306-5_72 en
dc.identifier.volume 18 en
dc.identifier.startpage 511 en
dc.identifier.endpage 517 en
dc.identifier.issn 978-981-13-2306-5
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/7467
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/978-981-13-2306-5_72
dc.description.abstract With offshore wind turbines increasing in size, there is increasing interest in non-traditional support structures. New concepts include lightweight and flexible fiberglass composite towers that have potential benefits over traditional stiff steel towers. The aim of this paper was to assess how the combination of a more flexible wind turbine tower with an offshore concrete gravity base foundation would affect the dynamic response of the structure. The results focus on how the dynamic amplification factors (DAFs) change with varying levels of foundation stiffness during an extreme event (50 year return period extreme event). en
dc.description.uri https://vsoe2018.sciencesconf.org/ en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. en
dc.relation.uri https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-981-13-2306-5_72
dc.rights © 2018, Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. The final authenticated publication is available at Springer via https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2306-5_72 en
dc.subject Composite tower en
dc.subject Gravity base en
dc.subject Dynamic amplification factor en
dc.title The influence of flexible towers on the dynamics of offshore wind turbine gravity base structures en
dc.type Conference item en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Denis Kelliher, Civil Engineering, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: d.kelliher@ucc.ie en
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dc.check.date 2019-09-25
dc.date.updated 2019-02-08T10:17:05Z
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
dc.internal.rssid 472823283
dc.contributor.funder Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.contributor.funder Ove Arup Foundation
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering en
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes en
dc.internal.licenseacceptance Yes en
dc.internal.conferencelocation Hanoi, Vietnam en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress d.kelliher@ucc.ie en
dc.relation.project info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/SFI/SFI Research Centres/12/RC/2302/IE/Marine Renewable Energy Ireland (MaREI) - The SFI Centre for Marine Renewable Energy Research/ en


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