Wave Loads on Monopile Structures

Hendrik Vorhoelter, Johannes Will, Pal Schmitt, Daniel Puder

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Abstract

This article compares different approaches to determine the design forces and moments for the ulti-
mate limit state for monopile structures for offshore wind turbines. The principles of the different
approaches are explained. Four different methods, i.e. model test, volume of fluid method, boundary
element method and the classical Morison approach are compared to each other.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSTG Jahrbuch
Place of PublicationHamburg
PublisherHansa GmbH & Co. KG
Number of pages11
Volume111
Publication statusAccepted - 01 Dec 2018

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