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Title: Development of a numerical model to predict wear in grouted connections for offshore wind turbine generators
Authors: Dallyn, Paul
Palmeri, Alessandro
El-Hamalawi, Ashraf
Knight, Bob
Keywords: Grouted connection
Numerical model
Offshore structure
Wear
Wind Energy
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
Citation: DALLYN, P. ... et al., 2015. Development of a numerical model to predict wear in grouted connections for offshore wind turbine generators. International Journal of Civil, Structural, Construction and Architectural Engineering. 9 (2), pp. 460 - 469.
Abstract: In order to better understand the long term implications of the grout wear failure mode in large-diameter plainsided grouted connections, a numerical model has been developed and calibrated that can take advantage of existing operational plant data to predict the wear accumulation for the actual load conditions experienced over a given period, thus limiting the requirement for expensive monitoring systems. This model has been derived and calibrated based on site structural condition monitoring (SCM) data and supervisory control and data acquisition systems (SCADA) data for two operational wind turbine generator substructures afflicted with this challenge, along with experimentally derived wear rates.
Description: Presented at ICMSE 2015 : 17th International Conference on Materials and Structural Engineering, Kuala Lumpur, February 12 - 13, 2015 and subsequently published by WASET. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology applies the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license to works we publish. This license was developed to facilitate open access – namely, free immediate access to, and unrestricted reuse of, original works of all types. Under this license, authors agree to make articles legally available for reuse, without permission or fees, for virtually any purpose. Anyone may copy, distribute, or reuse these articles, as long as the author and original source are properly cited.
Sponsor: ESPRC (the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) and E.ON
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/17140
Publisher Link: http://waset.org/publications/10000414/development-of-a-numerical-model-to-predict-wear-in-grouted-connections-for-offshore-wind-turbine-generators
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