The 1st FOWT Comparative Study was run in conjunction with the ISOPE 2023 conference, in Ottawa, Canada, 19-23 June 2023 as part of the EPSRC funded project entitled ‘Extreme Loading on Floating Offshore Wind Turbines (FOWT) under Complex Environmental Conditions.‘ The study considers the hydrostatic and hydrodynamic response of a 1:70 scale model of the IEA 15MW reference wind turbine (IEA-15-240-RWT) and UMaine VolturnUS-S semi-submersible platform. The test cases consist of static equilibrium load cases, free decay tests (in heave, surge and pitch) and a pair of focused wave cases (one 'operational' and one 'extreme'). This dataset includes the physical measurement data for the study and was generated in the COAST Laboratory Ocean Basin at the University of Plymouth, UK.. The complete description of the 1st FOWT Comparative Study test cases, and supporting documents, can be found on the CCP-WSI Website: https://www.ccp-wsi.ac.uk/data_repository/test_cases/test_case_015 Dataset Description: This dataset includes a single .zip file (FOWT1_phsicalData.zip) with the physical measurement data for the decay tests and the focused wave cases with the structure included. The supporting data (also available via the online description page (link above)), is also included as a separate .zip file (FOWT1_supportingData). The format of the files is described on the online description page (link above) as well as in the additional document (FOWT1_descriptionDoc230106.docx) accompanying the data. Citation: Ransley, E., Brown, S., Edwards, E., Tosdevin, T., Monk, K., Reynolds, A., Greaves, D., Hann, M. (2022). Hydrodynamic response of a floating offshore wind turbine (1st FOWT Comparative Study Dataset). PEARL Research Repository https://doi.org/10.24382/71J2-3385



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Decay test, Floating Offshore Wind Turbine, Focused waves

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