Offshore and Coastal Model Testing Publications

  1. Hall and A.J. Goupee, (2018). Validation of a hybrid modeling approach to floating wind turbine basin testing, Wind Energy, in press.
  2. Hall, A. Goupeeand J. Jonkman, (2018).  Development of performance specifications for hybrid modeling of floating wind turbines in wave basin tests, Journal of Ocean Engineering and Marine Energy 4(1):1-23.
  3. Urbina, J.M. Newton, M.P. Cameron, R.W. Kimball, A.J. Goupee and K.P. Thiagarajan, (2017). Characterization of a wind generation system for use in offshore wind turbine development, Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering 140(2):021901.
  4. C. Young, W. Davids, A.J. Goupeeand J.D. Clapp, (2017). Computationally efficient finite-element modeling of braided, inflatable structural members with axial reinforcing, Journal of Engineering Mechanics 143(6):04017017.
  5. C. Young, W.G. Davids, D.J. Whitney, J.D. Clapp and A.J. Goupee, (2017). Structural testing and analysis of a braided, inflatable fabric torus structure, Acta Astronautica 139:189-200.
  6. C. Young, A.J. Goupee, H.J. Dagher and A.M. Viselli, (2017). Methodology for optimizing composite towers for use on floating wind turbines, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy 9:033305.
  7. J. Goupee, R.W. Kimball and H.J. Dagher, (2017). Experimental observations of active blade pitch and generator control influence on floating wind turbine response, Renewable Energy 104:9-19.
  8. Allen CK, Goupee AJ, Viselli AM, Dagher HJ, (2017). Validation of a Spectral-Based Structural Analysis Model Implemented in the Design of the VolturnUS 6MW Floating Offshore Wind Turbine, No. 2017-TPC-0828 041017, The International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers
    ISOPE-2017, San Francisco, USA.
  9. Fowler M, Goupee AJ, Allen C, Viselli AM, Dagher HJ, (2017). 1:52 Scale Testing of the First US Commercial Scale Floating Wind Turbine, VolturnUS: Testing Overview and the Evolution of Scale Model Testing Methods, OMAE2017-61864. Proceedings from the ASME 36th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Artic Engineering, Trondheim, Norway.
  10. Fowler, MJ, Goupee, AJ, and Viselli, AM, (2016), Advances in Model Scale Testing of Floating Offshore Wind Turbines Utilizing the W2 Wind/Wave Basin, Proceedings of the 2016 Offshore Technology Conference, Houston, Texas, USA.
  11. A. Berube, A.J. Goupeeand R.A. Lopez-Anido, (2016). Determining the flexural and shear moduli of fiber reinforced polymer composites using three-dimensional digital image correlation, Experimental Techniques40(4):1263-1273.
  12. D. Clapp, A.C. Young, W.G. Davids and A.J. Goupee, (2016). Bending response of reinforced, inflated, tubular braided fabric structural members, Thin-Walled Structures107:415-426.
  13. D. Clapp, W.G. Davids, A.J. Goupeeand A.C. Young, (2016). Experimental determination of inflatable, braided tube constitutive properties, Strain52:148-161.
  14. M. Viselli, A.J. Goupee, H.J. Dagher and C.K. Allen, (2016). Design and model confirmation of the intermediate scale VolturnUS floating wind turbine subjected to its extreme design conditions offshore Maine, Wind Energy 19:1161-1177.
  15. Allen CK, Goupee AJ, Viselli AM, Dagher HJ, (2015). Validation of Global Performance Numerical Design Tools Used for Design of Floating Offshore Wind Turbines, OMAE2015-41437. Proceedings from the ASME 34th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Artic Engineering, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada.
  16. Viselli AM, Dagher HJ, Goupee AJ, Allen CK (2015). VolturnUS 1:8: Conclusion of 18-months of Operation of the First Grid-Connected Floating Wind Turbine Prototype in the Americas, OMAE2015-41065. Proceedings from the ASME 34th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Artic Engineering, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada.
  17. Viselli A, Dagher H, Goupee A, Allen C, Libby C (2015). VolturnUS 1:8- Successful Completion of 1 ½ Years of Testing the First Grid-Connected Offshore Wind Turbine in the Americas. Proceedings of the 20th Offshore Symposium Sponsored by the Texas Section of SNAME, Houston, Texas.
  18. Viselli AM, Dagher HJ, Goupee AJ (2015). Model Test of a 1:8-scale Floating Wind Turbine Offshore in the Gulf of Maine. Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Artic Engineering 137(4): 041901-5.
  19. Viselli AM, Dagher HJ, Goupee AJ, and Allen CK, (2015). Design and model confirmation of the intermediate scale VolturnUS floating wind turbine subjected to its extreme design conditions, Wind Energy Journal, DOI:10.1002/we.1886.
  20. Viselli AM, Forristall GZ, Pearce B, and Dagher HJ (2015). Estimation of extreme wave and wind design parameters for offshore wind turbines in the Gulf of Maine using a POT method. Ocean Engineering. 104 (2015) 649–658. doi:10.1016/j.oceaneng.2015.04.086
  21. Viselli AM, Dagher HJ, Goupee AJ (2015). Model Test of a 1:8-scale Floating Wind Turbine Offshore in the Gulf of Maine. Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Artic Engineering 137(4): 041901-5.
  22. Viselli AM, Dagher HJ, Goupee AJ, and Allen CK, (2015). Design and model confirmation of the intermediate scale VolturnUS floating wind turbine subjected to its extreme design conditions, Wind Energy Journal, DOI:10.1002/we.1886.
  23. Viselli AM, Forristall GZ, Pearce B, and Dagher HJ (2015). Estimation of extreme wave and wind design parameters for offshore wind turbines in the Gulf of Maine using a POT method. Ocean Engineering. 104 (2015) 649–658. doi:10.1016/j.oceaneng.2015.04.086
  24. M. Viselli, A.J. Goupee and H.J. Dagher, (2015). Model test of a 1:8 scale floating wind turbine offshore in the Gulf of Maine, Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering 137(4):041901-1.
  25. Hall and A. Goupee, (2015). Validation of a lumped-mass mooring line model with DeepCwind semisubmersible model test data,Ocean Engineering 104:590-603.
  26. J. Koo, A.J. Goupee, R.W. Kimball and K.F. Lambrakos, (2014). Model tests for a floating wind turbine on three different floaters, Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering 136(2):020907.
  27. J. Goupee, B.J. Koo, R.W. Kimball, K.F. Lambrakos and H.J. Dagher, (2014). Experimental comparison of three floating wind turbine concepts, Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering 136(2):020906.
  28. R. Martin, R.W. Kimball, A.M. Viselli and A.J. Goupee, (2014). Methodology for wind/wave basin testing of floating offshore wind turbines, Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering 136(2):020905.
  29. Viselli AM, Dagher HJ, Goupee AJ (2014). Model Test of a 1:8 Scale Floating Wind Turbine Offshore in the Gulf of Maine, OMAE2014-23639. Proceedings from the ASME 33rd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Artic Engineering, San Francisco, California, USA.
  30. Viselli AM, Dagher HJ, Goupee AJ (2014). VolturnUS 1:8- Design and Testing of the First   Grid-connected Offshore Wind Turbine in the USA. Proceedings of the 19th Offshore Symposium Sponsored by the Texas Section of SNAME, Houston, Texas. Best Paper Award.
  31. Martin HR, Kimball RW, Viselli AM, Goupee AJ (2013). Methodology for wind/wave basin testing of floating offshore wind turbines. Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering 136(2):021902.
  32. Martin HR, Kimball RW, Viselli AM, Goupee AJ (2013). Methodology for wind/wave basin testing of floating offshore wind turbines. Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering 136(2):021902.
  33. J. Coulling, A.J. Goupee, A.N. Robertson, J.M. Jonkman and H.J. Dagher, (2013). Validation of a FAST semi-submersible floating wind turbine model with DeepCwind test data, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy5:023116.
  34. Martin H, Kimball R, Viselli AM, Goupee AJ (2012). Methodology for Wind/Wave Basin Testing of Floating Offshore Wind Turbines, OMAE2012-83627. Proceedings from the 31st International Conference on Ocean, Offshore, and Arctic Engineering, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 10 -15.
  35. M.J. Naus-Thijssen, A.J. Goupee, S.E. Johnson, S.S. Vel, C. Gerbi, (2011). The influence of crenulation cleavage development on the bulk elastic properties and seismic wave velocities of phyllosilicate-rich rocks, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 311:212-224.
  36. M.J. Naus-Thijssen, A.J. Goupee, S.S. Vel and S.E. Johnson, (2011).  The influence of microstructure on seismic wave speed anisotropy in the crust: Computational analysis of quartz-muscovite, Geophysical Journal International, 185:609-621.
  37. J. Goupeeand S.S. Vel, (2010). Multiscale thermoelastic analysis of random heterogeneous materials. Part II. Direct micromechanical failure analysis and multiscale simulations, Computational Materials Science, 48:39-53.
  38. S. Vel and A.J. Goupee, (2010). Multiscale thermoelastic analysis of random heterogeneous materials. Part I. Microstructure characterization and homogenization of material properties, Computational Materials Science, 48:22-38.
  39. A.J. Goupee and S.S. Vel, (2010). Transient multiscale thermoelastic analysis of functionally graded materials, Composite Structures,92:1372-1390.
  40. A.J. Goupee and S.S. Vel, (2007). Multi-objective optimization of functionally graded materials with temperature-dependent material properties, Materials & Design 28:1861-1879.
  41. A.J. Goupee and S.S. Vel, (2006). Optimization of natural frequencies of bidirectional functionally graded beams, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization 32:473-484.
  42. A.J. Goupee and S.S. Vel, (2006). Two-dimensional optimization of material composition of functionally graded materials using meshless analyses and a genetic algorithm, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering195:5926-5948.