Introduction Offshore Wind

    1,500.00 € 1,500.00 € 1500.0 EUR

    1,500.00 €

    This combination does not exist.

    ENROLL

    Instructor-led Live
    Starts October 6
    4 x 3hrs
    DOB-Academy
    ILL410


    "The entire scope of offshore wind effectively explained for professionals."

    Learn from home
    100% online training

    Live Sessions with Experts 

    connect with them online

    Receive Personal Certificate

    and prove your knowledge

    PDH Hours qualified course

    Read more here

    About the course


       Instructor-led

       4 x 3hr sessions

       Starts Oct. 6

      English

       Limited seats

       ILL410

    In 4 interactive morning sessions, you gain a broad understanding of the complete offshore wind energy playing field. You learn to speak a common language and gain an understanding of every aspect of this rapidly growing industry. This is of great importance for a fruitful and economically viable future.

    Therefore, this course covers the political and social influences on wind energy technology, as well as focus on the technical and engineering aspects.

    Interactive online lectures and discussions are provided that focus on theory, industry practice and lessons learned from field experts. These lectures are accompanied by three hands-on cases in which knowledge gained from the lectures is immediately put into practice. 

    Download Brochure

    Meet your instructor


    Instructor Thijs Kamphuis, MSc

    Thijs Kamphuis, MSc

    Course coordinator and teacher at DOB-Academy, Project Engineer DOT


    Wind, Offshore


    Program & Details


    The 1st half-day session focuses mainly on the aerodynamics of wind turbines. Our expert teachers explain how wind can be used as a powerful power source.

    First, the concept of wind is introduced and further explained in the very first lecture. This is followed by an in-depth technical lecture on how wind can be captured to drive a generator. The main technical design parameters for a wind turbine, such as the power coefficient and the power curve, are discussed in detail.

    Then, during an interactive practical case, you learn how to calculate the energy yield of a wind turbine, using the knowledge previously learned during the lectures.

    The session concludes with a lecture where the main parameters and numbers used in the offshore wind industry are explained, such as Levelised Cost of Energy (LCOE), CAPEX and OPEX, as well as an overview of the European market.

    1. Opening statements & introductions,

    2. Interactive lecture: Wind power concepts,

    3. Interactive lecture: Capturing wind to drive a generator,

    4. Interactive lecture: Design parameters for wind turbines, power coefficients and power curves,

    5. Hands-on case: Calculation of the annual energy yield of an arbitrary turbine at an arbitrary location,

    6. Interactive lecture:  Main parameters and numbers used in the offshore wind industry, 

    7. Interactive lecture: Industry parameters: Levelised Cost of Energy (LCOE), CAPEX, OPEX and more,

    8. Interactive lecture: Overview of the European market for offshore wind,

    9. Assignment: Exam & evaluation,

    10. Closing Remarks.

    Objectives:

    • Comprehend what wind energy is and how aerodynamics plays an important role in the generation of electricity,
      Become acquainted with important figures, trends, and statistics in the offshore wind industry.

    This 2nd half-day session focuses on how electricity can be generated with the use of a wind turbine.

    First, the need for electricity is put into perspective, from a societal and political point of view. Then, a basic technical lecture is explained the fundamental principles of electricity and how it is generated. This forms the basis for the interactive case on power generation and a final in-depth lecture on offshore power networks for wind farms. The latter also discusses several technical, and economical trade-offs to be made during the concept design of such networks.

    1. Opening statements & introductions,

    2. Interactive lecture: Societal and political aspects involved in the development of offshore wind farms,

    3. Interactive lecture: Fundamental principles of electricity and how it is generated,

    4. hands-on case: Visualization of electricity generation in an offshore wind turbine,

    5. Interactive lecture: Offshore power networks for wind farms, 

    6. Interactive lecture: Technical and economical trade-offs between different network designs, 

    7. Assignment: Exam & evaluation,

    8. Closing Remarks.

    Objectives:

    • Understand the effect of policy and societal needs on the development of offshore wind energy,

    • Gain insight into the generation of electricity of an offshore turbine,

    • Have a basic understanding of offshore power networks.

    In this 3rd half-day session our expert teachers provide a technical overview of the main parameters and characteristics of offshore support structures for wind turbines. 

    You learn to distinguish between the different types of loads faced by engineers during the design process of an offshore support structure and how these can be predicted and modeled by using ocean, wind, and soil data. The second lecture delves into several important characteristics, such as the strength and applicability of the mainstream types of support structures, and discusses their potential, but also their limitations in practical use.

    This fundamental knowledge forms the basis for the last lecture on the theory of monopile design, in which vital technical design considerations is discussed. The training course concludes with an interactive case on the design of a monopile. A perfect way to experience first-hand how complex the design of a monopile can be.

    1. Opening statements & introductions,

    2. Interactive lecture: Parameters and characteristics of offshore support structures,

    3. Interactive lecture: Loads and predictive methods,

    4. Interactive lecture: Characteristics, potential and limitations of mainstream support types,

    5. Interactive lecture: Theory of monopile design

    6. hands-on case: Design of a monopile support structure,

    7. Assignment: Exam & evaluation,

    8. Closing Remarks.

    Objectives:

    • Understand the principles and parameters used in the design of an offshore wind turbine support structure,

    • Gain more insight into the theory of monopile design.

    The offshore wind industry has undergone a massive change in the past five years, both in the size and number of these projects, that has even surprised the companies in the sector itself. Therefore, in order to keep their competitive edge, companies and personnel need to keep up with this rapid pace!

    In this final half-day session, you learn the basic concepts involving design, installation, operation and maintenance of a wind farm and their latest technologies. To stay up to date with the latest developments in the offshore wind sector, participation in this session is essential.

    1. Opening statements & introductions,

    2. Interactive lecture: Design and installation aspects of offshore wind farms,

    3. Interactive lecture: Operation and maintenance of wind turbines offshore,

    4. Interactive lecture: Future technologies: where is the offshore wind industry heading?

    5. Assignment: Exam & discussion,

    6. Closing Remarks.

    Objectives:

    • Gain insight into the life cycle of a typical wind farm,

    • Become familiar with typical installation strategies and vessels required for an offshore wind farm,

    • Learn about common operation and maintenance considerations during the lifetime of an offshore wind farm,

    • Keep up to speed with the latest developments surrounding offshore wind.

    Results

    After this course, you...

    • have a solid understanding of what wind is and how it can be used to generate electricity, 

    • understand the effect of policy and societal needs on the development of offshore wind energy, 

    • can calculate the energy yield of a wind turbine at any arbitrary location, 

    • understand the principles and parameters used in the design of an offshore wind turbine support structure, 

    • have an overview of the life cycle of a typical wind farm, including its design, construction, installation, operation, and maintenance,

    • are acquainted with  important figures, trends, and statistics in the offshore wind industry. 

    Who should attend this course

    • Professionals working in the offshore wind industry for 0-3 years with a BSc diploma or a higher education.

    • Professionals with 5 years of relevant experience in similar industries.

    • Junior technology specialists that work in a single competence field and require a good overview of the entire scope of the offshore wind sector.

    • Generalists from a banking, insurance, and environmental background who require a good overview of the entire scope of the offshore wind sector and a basic understanding of the technology behind offshore wind.

    Prerequisites: No prior knowledge is required. Technical background is preferred.

    Level: Introduction



    This course consists of 4 half-day, instructor-led live sessions which consists of presentations, demonstrations and discussions of questions. During these sessions you are asked to participate actively and have your webcam and microphone on. Participants can ask questions to the instructor which are answered and discussed with all participants.

    DOB-box
    In preparation for this course, you receive a DOB-box at home (or your office). This DOB-box contains useful documents, like the course manual and items required for hands-on cases, and it includes a surprise. In order to get the DOB-box on time, it is advised to sign up one week before the course startsThis gives us time to prepare and send the DOB-box to your home. 

    Access to the course
    After your purchase is confirmed you receive an account to the EngineeringTrainer online learning portal, where you find the course welcome chapter and instructions on how to join the live sessions. Sessions are held using the software Zoom and a log-in link is provided for each session through the portal. A test link is provided from the start such as to test if you are able to properly join the sessions prior to the first session. Live sessions can be joined using any device, including tabled and mobile. 

    You receive 1-year unlimited access to the online course. This allows you to watch content again if this is beneficial for your work projects.

    The live sessions take place on: 

    • October 6, 2020 - 8:45-12:15 am CEST (convert time-zones)

    • October 7, 2020 - 8:45-12:15 am CEST

    • October 8, 2020 - 8:45-12:15 am CEST

    • October 9, 2020 - 8:45-12:15 am CEST 

    After the course, you receive 1-year unlimited access to all course material. This allows you to review content again whenever you need to refresh knowledge for your daily work projects.

    A personal digital certificate will be made available to each participant upon full attendance.


    Example Certificate:


    FAQ

    This course consists of 4 instructor-led live sessions which consists of presentations, demonstrations and discussions of questions. During each session participants can ask questions to the instructor (through chat or microphone) which will be answered.

    In preparation for this course you receive a DOB-box at home (or your office). This DOB-box contains useful documents, like the course manual and items required for hands-on cases and it includes a surprise.

    The course manual, and related documents, are also be made in digital, downloadable form in the learning portal.

    Yes, interactive Q&A sessions form the basis of this course that allow you to interact with the instructor or other participants to ask questions and participate in discussion.

    No technical software is used in this course.

    If your computer and internet connection is able to participate in live video calls you will be able to participate in this course. Live sessions are provided by means of Zoom. Required hardware include a webcam and microphone.

    Note that almost all browsers are supported, except for Internet Explorer.

    Yes, this course qualifies for PDH hours as per the NCEES CPC Guidelines.

    Pay by

    Creditcard

    PayPal

    Bank

    And more

    Need invoice with P.O.?

    Related Courses


    Videos on YouTube


    Subscribe & Follow

             

    Questions? Contact Us


    Luuk Hennen     
    Program Coordinator

      sales@engineeringtrainer.com

        +31 (0)85 058 0051
            Monday - Friday, 9am-6pm CEST