- A Chartered Mechanical Engineer with over 15 years’ experience in turbine design, concept design & architecture layout.
- Significant experience of complex linear and non-linear stress analysis, low-cycle and high-cycle fatigue life calculations.
- Extensive bolted joint design experience, including methodology for bolt fatigue & extreme analysis, and failure prediction.
- Detailed design and integration of complete systems.
- Cost reduction and efficient design optimisation to reduce weight.
- Hydraulic schematics and calculations.
- 1.4MW tidal turbine – concept design,detailed design and stress analysis.
- 1MW tidal turbine – concept design, detailed design, manufacture, test, operation.
- 500kW tidal turbine – concept design , detailed design.
- 1MW wind turbine design, stress analysis, build and test.
- Vestas – Celtic Wind Technology; V27; V44; V47; V52; V80; service and maintenance.
The Blackfish Engineering Team
Systems engineering and project management expertise
Numerical modelling and data analysis expertise
Design engineering and project management expertise
Finite element analysis and innovative design expertise