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References

Process development for the load calculation with SIMPACK

Customer:
SIMPACK AG, Gilching, 2012

  • Tool programming with SIMPACK QSA scripting
  • Buildup of model database
  • Preprocessing (set up of > 1000 simulation runs)
  • Simulation batch
  • Postprocessing (statistical analysis of simulation results)
  • GUI

Tool development (SIMPACK JavaScript) for the load calculation of wind turbines

Customer:
Wind turbine manufacturer (international), 2017 – 2018

  • Generation of customer specific DLC directory structure
  • Set up of all required DLCs and simulation runs
  • Generation of interface files for the cluster tool
  • Generation of interface files for the postprocessing tool

Tool development of a model converter from BLADED to SIMPACK

Customer:
Wind turbine manufacturer (international), 2015

  • Import of model parameter from BLADED *.prj file
  • Automatic parametrization of already existing substructures (e.g. foundation, nacelle, hub)
  • Automatic generation of new substructures (e.g. tower, blade, aerodynamics)
  • Model assembly

Programming of SIMPACK user elements for result export in a user specific binary data format

Customer:
Wind turbine manufacturer (international), 2017

  • Programming of user elements (Fortran 90)
  • Export of simulation results in a user specific binary data format

GUI development (C#) for the entire load calculation process

Customer:
Wind turbine manufacturer (Germany), 2014 – 2017

  • Overview of current turbine development project
  • Generation of interface files for the preprocessing tool (set up of all required simulation runs)
  • Start of simulation batch tool
  • Generation of interface files for the postprocessing tool

Tool development (C#) for the postprocessing of load calculation simulation results (BLADED)

Customer:
Wind turbine manufacturer (international), 2016

  • Import of simulation results
  • Extreme load analysis (including binning)
  • Fatigue load analysis
  • Customer specific analyses
  • Result export to ASCII files

Analysis of the dynamic behaviour of a yaw drivetrain

Customer:
Wind turbine manufacturer (international), 2018

  • Model buildup of detailed yaw drivetrain
  • Model validation
  • Simulation (start/stop procedure, extreme loads, yaw slipping)

Analysis of the dynamic behaviour of a yaw drivetrain

Customer:
Wind turbine manufacturer (Germany), 2019

  • Model buildup of detailed pitch drivetrain
  • Model validation
  • Integration of pitch drivetrain into model of entire wind turbine
  • Simulation (power production above rated wind speed)

Simulation of rotor blade failure load cases of a wind turbine with SIMPACK

Customer:
Wind turbine manufacturer (international), 2018

  • Buildup of wind turbine model including rotor blade failure functionality
  • Simulation of blade failure loadcases
  • Analysis of component loads

Training (1 week), model buildup of a wind turbine drivetrain and drivetrain resonance analysis

Customer:
Wind turbine engineering company (Austria), 2013

  • Model buildup of a wind turbine drivetrain (rotor, shafts, gearbox, generator)
  • Drivetrain resonance analysis
  • SIMPACK QSA scripting

Load calculation engineer

Company:
Wind turbine manufacturer (Germany), 2008 – 2012

  • Load calculation of a 900 kW and 600 kW wind turbine with BLADED
  • Programming of a preprocessing tool for a load calculation process
  • Programming of a postprocessing tool for a load calculation process
  • Programming of a time series viewer of load calculation results

Tool programming for the statistical analysis of SIMPACK simulation results

Customer:
Rail company (Germany), 2017

  • Programming of tool (SIMPACK QSA scripting)
  • Import of simulation data
  • Statistical analysis
  • Result export to ASCII files

Process development for the automatic parametrization of component parts

Customer:
Company of the tobacco industry (Germany), 2014 – 2017

  • Programming of tool (SIMPACK QSA scripting)
  • SIMPACK simulations of production process
  • Automatic result analysis
  • Calculation of optimal parameter sets

elb|sim|engineering combines many years of experience in multi-body simulation with many years of experience in the development and load calculation of wind turbines. Therefore, elb|sim|engineering offers optimal support in the buildup of detailed MBS simulation models and the development of more efficient development processes.