The aim of this chapter is to provide an overview of an overall layout of a wind farm to appreciate the multidisciplinary nature of the subject. The fundamental concepts and understanding of other disciplines and fields not directly related to civil engineering design but are necessary to carry out the design are also described with references for further study. The challenges in design of foundation are highlighted.
Monopile; wind turbine; offshore wind farm; foundations; spacing of turbines
12.1 Energy Challenge
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