Monthly Archives: May 2016

The pros and cons of floating wind turbines

I am a strong supporter of renewable energy. And mostly I prefer offshore wind power. Professor Tore Undeland, from NTNU, in 2014 was saying that, Wind power could cover Norway’s energy needs 20 times. I believe that many other countries have similar … Continue reading

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Connecting Solid, Plate and Beam elements

To test FEMAP’s capability to connect element types I have made the following geometry: The pad-eye and a part of the adjacent geometry are modeled with solids. The connection between the two is made with surface to surface contact. The … Continue reading

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