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by Jason.Jonkman
Tue Jun 22, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: Controls
Topic: Processing linearization output to obtain PID controller coefficients
Replies: 9
Views: 103

Re: Processing linearization output to obtain PID controller coefficients

Dear Jannik,

Yes, that sounds correct.

Best regards,
by Jason.Jonkman
Tue Jun 22, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: questions about running in linux
Replies: 1
Views: 10

Re: questions about running in linux

Dear Zhiheng, The "w" in the extension of FAST_SFunc.mexw64 is for "Windows", so, this binary file cannot be used on Linux. You must compile the OpenFAST S-Function, the OpenFAST dynamic library, and the MAP++ for use on Linux, as documented here: https://openfast.readthedocs.io/...
by Jason.Jonkman
Tue Jun 22, 2021 4:04 pm
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: Changing water depth for DeepCwind Model etc.
Replies: 44
Views: 2839

Re: Changing water depth for DeepCwind Model etc.

Dear Andre,

I do have a copy, but IEC 61400-3 (2008) is copyrighted, so, I cannot share it publicly.

Best regards,
by Jason.Jonkman
Tue Jun 22, 2021 4:00 pm
Forum: Controls
Topic: Processing linearization output to obtain PID controller coefficients
Replies: 9
Views: 103

Re: Processing linearization output to obtain PID controller coefficients

Dear Jannik, I'm glad you better resolved the "spike" which now results in a zero mean for A(2,1). I agree that column 9 in the standard inputs is collective blade-pitch, which sounds like the input you need. I'm not sure understand enough about what you are doing to be able to answer your...
by Jason.Jonkman
Tue Jun 22, 2021 8:59 am
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: Hydrodynamic coefficients HELP!
Replies: 34
Views: 1553

Re: Hydrodynamic coefficients HELP!

Dear Bartosz, The second-order difference-frequency solution can cause both mean and low-frequency loading of the structure, resulting in both mean-drift and slow-drift response. But I don't recall seeing much second-order difference-frequency response on the Hywind spar due to the low level of load...
by Jason.Jonkman
Tue Jun 22, 2021 7:35 am
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: FAST theory manual
Replies: 381
Views: 83965

Re: FAST theory manual

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by Jason.Jonkman
Tue Jun 22, 2021 6:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: FAST.Farm
Replies: 225
Views: 31372

Re: FAST.Farm

Dear Li, I'm not sure what is holding up the release of OpenFAST v3.0.0, which will include FAST.Farm, but you don't need to wait for that to start using FAST.Farm. The links to the FAST.Farm source code, documentation, and sample models are included in the forum posts above within this topic. Best ...
by Jason.Jonkman
Mon Jun 21, 2021 2:20 pm
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: FAST theory manual
Replies: 381
Views: 83965

Re: FAST theory manual

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by Jason.Jonkman
Mon Jun 21, 2021 10:00 am
Forum: Controls
Topic: Processing linearization output to obtain PID controller coefficients
Replies: 9
Views: 103

Re: Processing linearization output to obtain PID controller coefficients

Dear Jannik, From what I can see, the average value does look close to zero except for the presence of "spikes" at 60, 180, and 300 degrees azimuth, which I presume are associated with with the tower influence model. My guess is that the mean will get close to zero if the tower influence m...
by Jason.Jonkman
Mon Jun 21, 2021 9:40 am
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: Changing water depth for DeepCwind Model etc.
Replies: 44
Views: 2839

Re: Changing water depth for DeepCwind Model etc.

Dear Andre, Here are my answers to your questions regarding WavePkShp: 1) When WavePkShp = "DEFAULT", the value recommended in the offshore wind turbine design standard from 2008 (IEC 61400-3 Annex B) is used, derived based on the peak-spectral period and significant wave height, which you...
by Jason.Jonkman
Mon Jun 21, 2021 9:23 am
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: Aerodyn standalone version
Replies: 15
Views: 198

Re: Aerodyn standalone version

Dear Florence, Your setting of NBLOuts and BlOutNd in the Outputs section of the AeroDyn input file looks fine to me. And the list of AeroDyn outputs for the tower, blade and rotor is documented here: https://openfast.readthedocs.io/en/main/source/user/aerodyn/appendix.html#aerodyn-list-of-output-ch...
by Jason.Jonkman
Mon Jun 21, 2021 8:55 am
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: Incompatible MCR for Mlife/Mcrunch
Replies: 1
Views: 16

Re: Incompatible MCR for Mlife/Mcrunch

Dear Thomas,

A similar question was asked and answered here: viewtopic.php?f=4&t=2641&p=16384.

Best regards,
by Jason.Jonkman
Mon Jun 21, 2021 8:52 am
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: FAST theory manual
Replies: 381
Views: 83965

Re: FAST theory manual

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by Jason.Jonkman
Mon Jun 21, 2021 6:27 am
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: Aerodyn standalone version
Replies: 15
Views: 198

Re: Aerodyn standalone version

Dear Florence, I'm not sure I fully understand your question, but if you are not interested in tower aerodynamic loads or the influence of the tower on the aerodynamic loads on the blade, you can set in AeroDyn TwrPotent = TwrShadow = 0 and TwrAero = False, in which case you can set NumTwrNds = 0, N...
by Jason.Jonkman
Mon Jun 21, 2021 6:22 am
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: BModes : Input parameters about tower support subsystem
Replies: 43
Views: 17718

Re: BModes : Input parameters about tower support subsystem

Dear Rick, You should use the full-system mass and center of mass to derive the hydro_k in BModes (what you refer to as Mtot and Z_Gtot). The WAMIT documentation implies this as well, as it is generally referring to oil and gas platforms, whose platform mass is effectively the full-system mass. Best...

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