Offshore Wind Energy Technology
Discusses novel offshore wind turbine structures and floaters
Features an analysis of the stochastic dynamics of offshore/marine structures
Describes the logistics of planning, designing, building, and connecting an offshore wind farm Written for students and professionals in the field, Offshore Wind Energy Technology is a definitive resource that reviews all facets of offshore wind energy technology and grid connection. OLIMPO ANAYA-LARA is a Reader in the Wind Energy and Control Centre at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK. JOHN O. TANDE is a Chief Scientist with SINTEF Energy Research and Director of NOWITECH, Norway. KJETIL UHLEN is a Professor in Electrical Power Systems at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway. KARL MERZ is a Research Scientist at SINTEF Energy Research, Norway.
Offshore Wind Energy Technology
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Olimpo Anaya-Lara is a Reader in the Wind Energy and Control Centre at the University of Strathclyde, UK. Over the course of his career, he has successfully undertaken research on power electronic equipment, control systems design and stability and control of power systems with increased wind energy penetration. Dr Anaya-Lara is a key participant to the wind integration subprogramme of the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA) Joint Programme Wind (JP Wind), leading Strathclyde's involvement and contribution to this subprogramme. He leads the research activity of power systems and grid integration on EERA projects Design Tools for Offshore Clusters (DTOC) and Integrated Research Project Wind (IRPWIND). Dr Anaya-Lara is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Norwegian Centre for Offshore Wind Technology (Trondheim). He was appointed to the post of Visiting Professor in Wind Energy at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway, funded by Det Norske Veritas (2010-2011). He was a member of the International Energy Annexes XXI, Dynamic models of wind farms for power system studies, and XXIII, Offshore wind energy technology development. He was also a member of the CIGRE Working Group B4-39, The connection, transmission and distribution of bulk wind power using power electronic-based applications, where he contributed Chapter 10 , Future Trends and Concepts, to the final report. He has published four technical books as well as over 150 papers in international journals and conference proceedings.
Erin E. Bachynski has been an Associate Professor of marine structures in the Department of Marine Technology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) since 2016. She holds bachelor and masters degrees in naval architecture and marine engineering from the University of Michigan, and a PhD from NTNU, with a thesis titled 'Design and Dynamic Analysis of Tension Leg Platform Wind Turbines'. Associate Professor Bachynski's main research areas are numerical and experimental modelling of offshore wind turbine structures, including hydroelasticity, nonlinear wave loads and structural response modelling. Previous projects include development of numerical simulation tools for offshore wind turbines, including consideration of the faults, drivetrain responses, and higher-order hydrodynamic loads, as well as real-time hybrid testing of a semisubmersible wind turbine.
David Campos-Gaona received his PhD degree in electrical engineering from Instituto Tecnológico de Morelia, Morelia, México, in 2012. From 2014-2016, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. Since August 2016, he has been a Research Associate with the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK. His research interests include wind farm power integration, HVDC transmission systems and real-time digital control of power-electronic-based devices. Dr Campos-Gaona has been author/co-author of one book, seven journal papers and several conference papers in the area of electrical engineering and wind power systems.
Elin Espeland Halvorsen-Weare is a Research Scientist in the Maritime Transport Systems group at SINTEF Ocean, department of Maritime. She earned her MSc in Industrial Economics and Technology Management in 2007 and her PhD on Maritime Fleet Planning and Optimization under Uncertainty in 2012, both from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). Between 2011 and 2014 she held a position as postdoctoral fellow on the topic of discrete optimization methods for transportation problems at SINTEF ICT. Dr Halvorsen-Weare has mainly been working on optimization problems related to maritime logistics, but her interests also cover other related problems within transport and logistics. Her focus is on a broad range