Rotor Installation Engineering for BARD Wind Farm

In 2011 and 2012 KCI assisted the BARD project with the installation engineering.

The scope consisted of various parts:

Prepare the concept for WTG & WTG foundation installation
Design and analysis of lifting and upending method
Design and select tools and equipment
Prepare installation procedures


In order to execute the scope succesfully the following analyses were performed:

Floating Stability Analysis
Hydrodynamic Response (RAO)
Rotor Tip Wave contact Analysis
Workability Optimization Analysis
Site Specific Assessments
Dynamic Lifting Analysis Rotor
Deck Lay-out and Deck strength
Operational procedures
Rotor offloading and deck fixation