CFD for Wind and Tidal Offshore Turbines

  • Esteban Ferrer
  • Adeline Montlaur

Part of the Springer Tracts in Mechanical Engineering book series (STME)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Esteban Ferrer, Soledad Le Clainche
    Pages 1-11
  3. Luis Ramírez, Xesús Nogueira, Charles Foulquié, Sofiane Khelladi, Jean-Camille Chassaing, Ignasi Colominas
    Pages 27-36
  4. J. M. Rainbird, E. Ferrer, J. Peiro, J. M. R. Graham
    Pages 37-48
  5. Pablo Ouro Barba, Thorsten Stoesser, Richard McSherry
    Pages 49-58
  6. Horia Dumitrescu, Vladimir Cardoş, Ion Mălăel
    Pages 69-81
  7. Sergio González Horcas, François Debrabandere, Benoît Tartinville, Charles Hirsch, Grégory Coussement
    Pages 83-94
  8. Hrvoje Jasak, Vuko Vukčević, Inno Gatin
    Pages 95-105
  9. J. Cernadas, X. Nogueira, I. Colominas
    Pages 107-116

About this book


The book encompasses novel CFD techniques to compute offshore wind and tidal applications. Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) techniques are regarded as the main design tool to explore the new engineering challenges presented by offshore wind and tidal turbines for energy generation. The difficulty and costs of undertaking experimental tests in offshore environments have increased the interest in the field of CFD which is used to design appropriate turbines and blades, understand fluid flow physical phenomena associated with offshore environments, predict power production or characterise offshore environments, amongst other topics.


Fluid-structure Interaction Offshore Structures Offshore Wind Turbine Shallow Water Equations Tidal Power Tidal Turbine Turbine Blades

Editors and affiliations

  • Esteban Ferrer
    • 1
  • Adeline Montlaur
    • 2
  1. 1.School of AeronauticsUniversidad Politecnica de Madrid (ETSIA-UPM)MadridSpain
  2. 2.Universitat Politecnica de CatalunyaEscola d'Enginyeria de Telecomunicacio i AeronauticaCatelldefelsSpain

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-16201-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-16202-7
  • Series Print ISSN 2195-9862
  • Series Online ISSN 2195-9870
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