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PISA: Recent Developments in Offshore Wind Turbine Monopile Design

  • Byron W. ByrneEmail author
  • Harvey J. Burd
  • Kenneth G. Gavin
  • Guy T. Houlsby
  • Richard J. Jardine
  • Ross A. McAdam
  • Chris M. Martin
  • David M. Potts
  • David M. G. Taborda
  • Lidija Zdravkovic
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering book series (LNCE, volume 18)

Abstract

This paper provides a brief overview of the Pile Soil Analysis (PISA) project, recently completed in the UK. The research was aimed at developing new design methods for laterally loaded monopile foundations, such as those supporting offshore wind turbine structures. The paper first describes the background to the project and briefly outlines the key research elements completed. The paper concludes with a brief description of the anticipated impact of the work and describes initiatives that have followed since.

Keywords

Offshore wind PISA project Monopiles Finite element model 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The Authors acknowledge the support from: the Carbon Trust (Offshore Wind Accelerator), Alstom Wind, Ørsted (lead Partner for the project), E.ON, EDF, Iberdrola, innogy, SSE, Statkraft, Statoil, Van Oord and Vattenfall.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Byron W. Byrne
    • 1
    Email author
  • Harvey J. Burd
    • 1
  • Kenneth G. Gavin
    • 3
    • 4
  • Guy T. Houlsby
    • 1
  • Richard J. Jardine
    • 2
  • Ross A. McAdam
    • 1
  • Chris M. Martin
    • 1
  • David M. Potts
    • 2
  • David M. G. Taborda
    • 2
  • Lidija Zdravkovic
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Engineering ScienceUniversity of OxfordOxfordUK
  2. 2.Department of Civil and Environmental EngineeringImperial College LondonLondonUK
  3. 3.Delft UniversityDelftThe Netherlands
  4. 4.University College DublinDublinIreland

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