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Simulation based optimisation of marine current turbine blades

Nicholls-Lee, Rachel F., Turnock, Stephen R. and Boyd, Stephen W., (2008) Simulation based optimisation of marine current turbine blades Betram, Volker and Rigo, Philippe (eds.) At 7th International Conference on Computer and IT Applications in the Maritime Industries (COMPIT’08). 21 - 23 Apr 2008. , pp. 314-328.

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Abstract

This paper discusses techniques for simulation based optimisation of marine current turbines, and the relative benefits and disadvantages of such methods. Blade Element Momentum codes, Computational Fluid Dynamics and Finite Element analyses, and subsequently the coupling of such techniques, are considered. The relevancy of design, search and optimisation with respect to complex fluid and structural modelling is discussed.

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Published date: April 2008
Venue - Dates: 7th International Conference on Computer and IT Applications in the Maritime Industries (COMPIT’08), 2008-04-21 - 2008-04-23
Keywords: optimisation, cfd, tidal turbine, blade design
Organisations: Fluid Structure Interactions Group

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Local EPrints ID: 51108
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/51108
ISBN: 2960078500
PURE UUID: 401ef6b5-f5d6-47c2-90b3-45fd00203d70
ORCID for Stephen R. Turnock: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-6288-0400

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Date deposited: 02 May 2008
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 14:49

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Author: Rachel F. Nicholls-Lee
Author: Stephen W. Boyd
Editor: Volker Betram
Editor: Philippe Rigo

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