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Episode One

TP-Less Foundations

In the first episode of the series, Nick Howard discusses TP-Less Foundations.

Nick looks at the history of offshore wind foundations and the solutions provided by TP-Less Foundations today.

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Episode TWO

Top Three Risks

From interface management and optimization, to certification.

Karl Davis discusses the processes that will mitigate risks to your project and ultimately save you time and money.

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Episode three

Contracts for Difference

Louise Coles explains the processes involved in a Contract for Difference (CFD).

A CFD is support scheme to incentivise new build renewable energy projects and is allocated through a competitive auction.

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Episode four

Constrained Wave

Yulong Zhang discusses the term constrained wave and its uses in offshore wind turbine load calculations.

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Episode five

Pretensioning Bolts

In his latest video, Nick Howard explains the reasons behind pretensioning of bolts in offshore wind turbines.

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Episode six


In Episode six, Océane Daoud looks at the principles of damping and how they apply to the system of offshore wind turbines.

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Episode seven


In his latest video, Karl Davis discusses the reasons why you may or may not grout the transition piece skirt.

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Episode eight

The Frequency Domain

Lead floating wind engineer, Benoît Brière, invites you to join him in the frequency domain.

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Episode nine

Monopile vs Jacket 

Richard Krasenberg considers the key factors to think about when deciding between a monopile or a jacket foundation.

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Episode ten

Steel vs Concrete

Leah Ewart looks at the advantages and disadvantages of steel and concrete, and their uses for offshore wind foundations.

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Episode ELEVEN

Floating Stability

Graduate floating wind engineer, Amir Jafari, talks about floating stability. What it is and how to achieve it.

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Episode twelve 

Aerodynamic Damping

Floating wind engineer, Romero Moreira, takes a look at aerodynamic damping and its consequences for offshore wind.

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Episode thirteen 

Windmills vs Wind Turbines

Lead Floating Wind Engineer, Benoît Brière, takes a humorous look at Wind Turbines vs Windmills. 

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Episode fourteen

Anatomy of a Wind Farm

Graduate engineer Ian Tran talks us through the anatomy of a wind farm, from foundations to rotors and converting the power.

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Episode fifteen

Digital Twin

This week Aaron Du takes on the subject of digital twin – helping decision makers in offshore wind react timely with more effective solutions.

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Episode sixteen

Rainflow Counting

Nick Howard takes an in-depth look at the calculations required when performing rainflow counting for fatigue analysis.

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Episode seventeen

Morten & Jan

Karl Davis looks at the role of developers vs designers in offshore wind and their conflicting needs.

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