The event focused on improvements to reliability modelling for tidal turbines, drawing on numerical and laboratory models, as well as real case studies.


    • MONITOR & TIGER introduction & overview: Michael Togneri, Swansea University & Philipp Thies, University of Exeter
    • Summary of VMEA, Alasdair MacLeod, ORE Catapult
    • TIGER case study – reliability & failures in tidal stream turbines: Philipp Thies, University of Exeter
    • Lab work – measurements of loads & flow conditions: Myriam Slama, Université Le Havre Normandie
    • BEMT – flow conditions, geometry & load prediction: Iestyn Evans, Swansea University
    • TIGER case study – assessing the environmental impact of tidal turbine blades using CA: Stuart Walker, University of Exeter
    • At-sea work – data available, measurement & analysis strategies: André Pacheco, Universidade do Algarve
    • Panel discussion | collaboration & research priorities