Items in this submission provide the detailed design of the Aquantis Ocean Current Turbine and accompanying analysis documents, including preliminary designs, verification of design reports, CAD drawings of the hydrostatic drivetrain, a test plan and an operating conditions simulation report. This dataset also contains analysis trade off studies of fixed vs. variable pitch and 2 vs. 3 blades.
2 vs 3 Blades Rotor Trade Off Workbook.xlsm
Includes global variables/constants, blade definition, spar thickness calculator, and beam thickness calculators
2 vs 3 Blades Rotor Trade-off Study.pptx
Blade count trade study update. Includes idealized hydrodynamic model, idealized parametric structural model, calculation approach, preliminary results, take-aways and ...
45m Preliminary CAD Model.STEP
45m Preliminary CAD Model
45m Rotor Preliminary Lofting and Structural Design.pptx
Beam model setup, beam model validation, and results of structural testing on 45.5m loop with 1 blade
Aachen Motor-Generator Test Generator.pptx
Aachen Motor-Generator Test Generator specifications. Includes draft specification and definition of dynamometer test generator, catalogue motor/generator, foot mount g...
Aquantis 250kW Scaled Drivetrain Test Cases v4.xlsx
Aquantis 250kW Scaled Drivetrain Test Cases, flow ramp rates, and sensor list
Aquantis 250kW Scaled Drivetrain Test Plan DRAFT .docx
Aquantis 250kW Scaled Drivetrain Test Plan DRAFT. Included scope, test objectives, system design validation, facility, schedule, test configuration, technical approach,...
Aquantis CAD Model.STEP
CAD Models of Aquantis Model R1(WET)
Aquantis MHI Due Diligence Brief.pptx
Aquantis MHI due diligence public brief describing DCAB analysis, Aquantis turbine, dynamic and static stability, and scale model testing.
Aquantis Overview Final for DOE.pptx
Aquantis final overview presentation for DOE. Includes legacy of technology and innovation, legacy current plane (C-plane), Aquantis preliminary design review, increase...
BOM - 250 kW Aquantis test bench.xlsx
BOM - 250 kW Aquantis test bench status as of November 2014
Design Concept Review.pptx
Concept design review for Aquantis C-Plane ocean energy conversion
Dynamic Test Data Analysis.xlsx
Dynamic test matrix, configuration notes, static press P D-0001 to D-0015 test data, static press F D-0001 to D-0015 test data, low cen pipe D-1002 to D-1055 test data,...
Full-Scale Rotor CFD.ppt
Includes critical turbine tip separation, turbine wakes on structure, velocity components, and flow angle of attack
Hydraulic Schematic 250kW Test Unit.pdf
Hydraulic Schematic 250kW Test Unit circuit diagram
Internal Components CAD Model.STEP
Pass Through Spar Analysis.pptx
Review of pass through spar analysis. Includes concept description, concept geometry, preliminary turbine design, blade FEM details, full blade assembly, material prope...
Platform Hydrodynamic Stability.pptx
Platform hydrodynamic stability preliminary design review
Project Status Report.pdf
Report of project status as of September 2014
Torque-Speed-Slip Curve 250 kW.xlsx
Includes experimental data and plot
Variable vs. Fixed Pitch Hydrofoils.docx
Describes control methodology: passive depth control (PDC) and blade configuration: variable vs. fixed pitch
Wet Bearing Calculations.xlsx
Wet Bearing 27.2m calculations with scaled 27.2m loads, 27.2m histogram, UHMWPE data, duramax data, and diagrams
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DOE Project Name: Aquantis 2.5 MW Ocean Current Generation Device DOE Project Number: EE0003643 DOE Project Lead: Tim Ramsey
DOI: 10.15473/1417292 Last Updated:
over a year ago
Data from June, 2015
Submitted Jun 3, 2015
Keywords MHK, Marine, Hydrokinetic, energy, power, design review, drivetrain, seawater bearing, CAD, structural design, hydrostatic drivetrain, test plan, analysis report, operating conditions, blade configuration, fixed pitch, variable pitch, bill of materials, Aquantis, ocean, current, ocean current, technology, design, details, simulation, report, horizontal, axis, axial, turbine, CEC, BOM, axial flow turbine