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Experimental and numerical analysis of a TLP floating offshore wind turbine

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2018-01-01
Oğuz, Elif
Clelland, David
Day, Alexander H.
Incecik, Atilla
Amate Lopez, Juan
Sánchez, Gustavo
Gonzalez Almeria, Gonzalo
This paper describes an experimental and numerical investigation of the Iberdrola TLP wind turbine concept, TLPWINID, in realistic wind and wave conditions. The TLP was coupled to the NREL 5 MW reference turbine and was designed to operate in a water depth of 70 m. The test campaign included free oscillation tests, tests in regular and irregular waves and simulated wind conditions.