Conference Proceedings

 

  • Flanagan, Maguire, J, Ó Brádaigh, CM, Mayorga, P. and Doyle, A., “Smart Affordable Composite Blades for Tidal Energy”, European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC 2015), Nantes, France, Sept. 2015
  • Flanagan, “EU funding for Composite Blades: Learnings to date from an Irish SME”, Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth Conference (HOOW), Cork, July 10th 2015
  • Flanagan, “Lessons from the development of composite wind turbine blades”, ICE/IEEE International Technology Management Conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland, June 24th, 2015
  • James M. Maguire, Ananda S. Roy, Derrick A. Doyle, Mark G. Logan, Conchúr M. Ó Brádaigh “Resin characterisation for numerical modelling of through-thickness resin flow during OOA processing of thick-section wind or tidal turbine blades” International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM 20) in Copenhagen, Denmark, July 2015
  • A McIlhagger and E Archer, “Advanced Materials Development”, ICE/IEEE International Technology Management Conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland, June 24th, 2015.
  • Dooher, C. McGarrigle, D. Dixon, A. McIlhagger, E. Harkin-Jones, E. Archer, “Novel stitching yarns for improved delamination performance of carbon fibre composites”, 17th European Conference on Composite Materials (ECCM17), to be held in Munich from 26 – 30 June 2016.
  • Maguire, J., Simacek, P. , Advani, S. ( University of Delaware, United States) and Ó Brádaigh, C.M, “Through-thickness resin flow and heat transfer modelling of partially impregnated composite materials for thick-section parts”, Proceedings of 13th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM-13), Kyoto, Japan, July 2016
  • Ó Bradaigh, C.M., Jaksic, V., Kennedy, C.R. and Leen, S.B. “Influence of composite fatigue properties on marine tidal turbine blade design”. Presented at 2nd IFREMER-ONR: Durability of Composites in a Marine Environment Workshop, 24-25 August 2016, Brest, France.
  • Dongning Zhao, Shafqat Rasool, Micheal Forde, Bryan Weafer, Finlay Wallace, Edward Archer, Alistair McIlhagger, James McLaughlin; Development of an Embedded Thin-film Strain-sensor-based SHM for Composite Tidal Turbine Blades, EWTEC 2017, Cork, Ireland
  • Dongning Zhao ; Shafqat Rasool ; Micheal Forde ; Bryan Weafer ; Edward Archer, et al. “Development of an embedded thin-film strain-gauge-based SHM network into 3D-woven composite structure for wind turbine blades”, Proc. SPIE 10171, Smart Materials and Nondestructive Evaluation for Energy Systems 2017, 101710C (April 19, 2017); doi:10.1117/12.2259808;
  • Parvez Alam., Dimitrios Mamalis., Colin Robert., Austin D. Lafferty., Conchúr M. Ó Brádaigh. Mechanical properties and damage analyses of fatigue loaded CFRP for tidal turbine applications, European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC) series, Cork, Ireland (2017).
  • Mamalis , Tomas Flanagan., Adrian Doyle., Conchúr M. Ó Brádaigh. A Carbon Fibre Reinforced Powder Epoxy Manufacturing Process for Tidal Turbine Blades., European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC) series, Cork, Ireland (2017).
  • Dooher, T, Flanagan, T, Archer, E, McIlhagger, A, J, Ó Brádaigh, CM, Cost modelling of a tidal turbine blade: Opportunities and challenges, European Wave & Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC 2017), Cork, Ireland, Aug 2017
  • M. Maguire, N.D. Sharp, R.B. Pipes, C.M. Ó Brádaigh, Process simulations for manufacturing thick-section parts with low-cost fibre reinforced polymers, SAMPE Europe Conference 2017, Stuttgart, Germany.
  • Vesna Jaksic, Finlay Wallace, Conchúr Ó Brádaigh, Upscaling of Tidal Turbine Blades: Glass or Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymers? EWTEC 2017, Cork, Ireland
  • James Maguire, Adrian Doyle, Conchúr Ó Brádaigh. Manufacturing Thick-Section Tidal Turbine Blades Using Low-Cost Fibre Reinforced Polymers, European Wave & Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC 2017), Cork, Ireland, Aug 2017