- 13 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 analysis expertise
Design engineering and project management expertise