Middelgrunden Offshore Wind Farm

Verification of detailed design (incl. fatigue analysis) by non-linear finite element analysis (ABAQUS) of gravity foundation (composite/concrete and steel) including 20 numbers of 2 MW offshore wind turbines exposed to wave load, ice load and simultaneous wind load and accidental load (ship impact).

Location: Denmark, Øresund

Client: SEAS, Working group for windmills at Middelgrunden and Københavns Belysningsvæsen

Years: 1999 - 2000

Foundation designWind turbine foundations