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 Yisheng Yao,Robert Mayon,Yu Zhou,et al.Integrated System of Semi-submersible Offshore Wind Turbine Foundation and Porous Shells[J].Journal of Marine Science and Application,2024,(2):491-505.[doi:10.1007/s11804-024-00406-5]
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Integrated System of Semi-submersible Offshore Wind Turbine Foundation and Porous Shells


Integrated System of Semi-submersible Offshore Wind Turbine Foundation and Porous Shells
Yisheng Yao12 Robert Mayon12 Yu Zhou12 Yi Zhu3 Dezhi Ning12
Yisheng Yao12 Robert Mayon12 Yu Zhou12 Yi Zhu3 Dezhi Ning12
1 State Key Laboratory of Coastal and Offshore Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116024, China;
2 Dalian Key Laboratory of Offshore Renewable Energy, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116024, China;
3 Powerchina Zhongnan Engineering Corporation Limited, Changsha 410000, China
Semi-submersible platform|Porous shells|OC4-DeepCwind|Motion response|Hydrodynamic parameters|Porous shells’ geometric parameters
A novel semi-submersible platform is proposed for 5 MW wind turbines. This concept focuses on an integrated system formed by combining porous shells with a semi-submersible platform. A coupled aerodynamic-hydrodynamic-mooring analysis of the new system is performed. The motion responses of the novel platform system and the traditional platform are compared. The differences in hydrodynamic performance between the two platforms are also evaluated. The influence of the geometric parameters (porosity, diameter, and wall thickness) of porous shells on the motion response behavior of the new system is studied. Overall, the new semi-submersible platform exhibits superior stability in terms of pitch and heave degrees of freedom, demonstrating minimal effects on the motion response in the surge degree of freedom.


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Received date: 2024-01-17;Accepted date: 2024-02-17。
Foundation item: Supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China under Grant Nos.U22A20242 and 52301313.
Corresponding author: Dezhi Ning,E-mail:dzning@dlut.edu.cn
Last Update: 2024-05-28