Seminars and Webinars

Upcoming Events

General Overview of Renewable Floating Wind Turbine Foundations


Join us as Dr. Charles Aubeny, Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering at Texas A&M University, talks about the great potential that exists for applying experience from offshore floating oil-gas systems to offshore renewable energy development. 

Firstly, in contrast to floating oil-gas facilities, floating offshore wind farms involve extensive arrays of structures occupying a large areal extent. Secondly, in contrast to the soft clay soil seabed conditions characteristic of most deep-water developments, anticipated seabed conditions for renewable energy development involve near-shore and shelf deposits that can include stiff clays, dense sands and heterogeneous soil profiles, which can impose major constraints on the mooring system design and the types of anchors that may be deployed. Finally, mooring and anchor costs for renewable energy projects comprise a much greater fraction of total project cost than those for oil-gas development.

This webinar is ideally suited to geotechnical engineers, geoscientists, geologists, and geophysicists or anyone interested in floating wind power development.
Wednesday July 24 2019, 9:00am-10:00am
SUT Members: $30
Non-Members: $35
SUT Student Members: FREE
Student Non-Members: $10

Students must use university email to register

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UT3 Issue 3 2019

UT3 is the online magazine of the Society for Underwater Technology. It is a new single authoritative source on subsea engineering for those that do not have time to look at the various subsea news sites.

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