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Static Pushover Analysis

Posted: Sun Jun 21, 2020 12:33 am
by Dhaneesh.Machavarapu

In FAST, Is it possible to conduct Static pushover analysis to check the nonlinear behavior of monopile supported offshore wind turbine? I want to check the linear & nonlinear deformation at the tower top.

Thank you.

Re: Static Pushover Analysis

Posted: Mon Jun 22, 2020 7:41 am
by Jason.Jonkman
Dear Dhaneesh,

Not directly, but I'm sure this would be possible with a small change to the source code, e.g, by introducing a slowly increasing force applied to the tower top.

Best regards,