Design Standards for Offshore Wind Farms

Source/Sponsor: 
US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE)
Creator/Author: 
American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)
Description: 

The report reviews and evaluates governing load cases and load effects of bottom-founded offshore wind turbines subjected to hurricanes, and existing methods of calculating breaking wave slamming loads. It offers recommendations for hurricane design criteria and breaking wave slamming load models.

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Publication Date: 
Thursday, September 29, 2011
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Resource Type: 
Document