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IDCORE EngD - Operations and Maintenance Simulation Tool

O&M Simulation Tool - Weather Simulation Report


  • Project Lead

    Industrial Doctoral Centre for Offshore Renewable Energy

  • Project Sub-Contractors

    Anthony Gray

  • Author

    Anthony Gray

  • Date

    June 2017

This report details the logic, algorithms and validation process of a Markov-based model which has been created to provide an Operations and Maintenance (O&M) simulation tool with a realistic time series of weather conditions.

This enables the tool to assess weather windows suitable for marine operation and calculate revenue generated by a wave energy array. The work has stemmed from an Engineering Doctorate sponsored by Wave Energy Scotland in partnership with the Industrial Doctoral Centre for Offshore Renewable Energy (www.idcore.ac.uk).

Project Keywords: Operations & Maintenance, Simulation, Modelling, Weather

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