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Offshore Wind - Blade Access System and working environment

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Dawn Mitchell

Project Description

Maintaining offshore wind turbines represents a considerable logistical and practical challenge. This innovative project involves the collaboration between the fields of engineering and ergonomics to develop and test a new product which has the capacity to revolutionise maintenance of large structures. Applied to offshore wind turbines, this development requires validation with task analysis and a small pilot study to generate data which quantifies the effect of this new device compared with a traditional approach. RGU's role in this is to deliver task analysis of the job requirement in a mock maintenance rig, and to pro

Project Acronym BASE project
Status Project Live
Funder(s) Innovate UK
Value £33,904.00
Project Dates Jul 1, 2018 - Sep 30, 2020
Partner Organisations University of Dundee

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