Design of High-Deflection Foils MHK Applications - FEA models

Abstract

The Ocean Renewable Power Company's (ORPC's) goal is to design, develop, and test hydrofoils with large deflections. The effects of the deflections on cross-flow turbine performance would be evaluated in order to inform design considerations for full-scale water turbines and other marine hydrokinetic devices.

Finite element models - NASTRAN files
Model scale turbines tested in UNH tow tank
Model loads from CFD models

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DOE Project Name: Design of high-deflection foils for MHK applications
DOE Project Number: EE0008386
DOE Project Lead: Carrie Noonan
DOI: 10.15473/1862292
Last Updated: 3 months ago
Oct
2021
Data from October, 2021
Submitted Apr 5, 2022

Contact

Ocean Renewable Power Company


207.772.7707

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Publicly accessible License 

Authors

Matt Barrington
Ocean Renewable Power Company
Jarlath McEntee
Ocean Renewable Power Company

Keywords

MHK, Marine, Hydrokinetic, energy, power, strain, FEA, model, simulation, finite element analysis, test, design, hydrofoil, cec, current energy converter, foil, airfoil, cross flow turbine

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