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Title:
The OneWind® Modelica Library for Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Simulations with Flexible Structures
Author:
Mareike Leimeister: Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology IWES Northwest, Germany Philipp Thomas: Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology IWES Northwest, Germany
DOI:
10.3384/ecp17132633
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Year:
2017
Conference:
Proceedings of the 12th International Modelica Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, May 15-17, 2017
Issue:
132
Article no.:
070
Pages:
633-642
No. of pages:
10
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2017-07-04
ISBN:
978-91-7685-575-1
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet


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Floating offshore wind turbines are getting more and more into the focus of interest, as industries aim for larger turbines and deeper water areas. Fully coupled analyses of those highly complex systems are challenging. In this paper, the hierarchical programming structure in Modelica is used to model a fully flexible floating wind turbine system. The single components, as well as special difficulties that have to be dealt with during modeling are addressed. On basis of a reference floating offshore wind turbine, the implemented fully flexible model is compared with its rigid equivalent, as well as results from code-to-code comparisons of free-decay simulations. In addition, further applications of the created model are shown.

Keywords: Offshore wind energy, floating platform, fully coupled aero-hydro-servo-elastic simulation, Euler-Bernoulli beam, OneWind Modelica Library, MultiBody

Proceedings of the 12th International Modelica Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, May 15-17, 2017

Author:
Mareike Leimeister, Philipp Thomas
Title:
The OneWind® Modelica Library for Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Simulations with Flexible Structures
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp17132633
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Proceedings of the 12th International Modelica Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, May 15-17, 2017

Author:
Mareike Leimeister, Philipp Thomas
Title:
The OneWind® Modelica Library for Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Simulations with Flexible Structures
DOI:
https://doi.org10.3384/ecp17132633
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  • Mareike Leimeister, Athanasios Kolio & Maurizio Collu (2020). Development and Verification of an Aero-Hydro-Servo-Elastic Coupled Model of Dynamics for FOWT, Based on the MoWiT Library. Energies, 13(8): 1974. DOI: 10.3390/en13081974


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