Mechanical & structural design

Mechanical & structural design

DNV GL offers a range of mechanical and structural design services for wave and tidal devices and components from concept, through detailed analysis, to preparation of design documentation, specifications and certification-friendly reports.  Its experts operate at the leading edge of developments in the strength analysis of complex structural components which involve bearings, gears and bolts. Analysis is conducted using rigorous yet rapid methods that are well adapted to the design and development process. 

The range of expertise across the technology spectrum within DNV GL offers its clients a crucial advantage; whether the requirement is an intimate understanding of device loading, or specific knowledge of device manufacturing and operation, the consultancy service that is delivered is always cutting edge.

Typical activities result in the Preliminary Design of the systems and components. The output includes 3D CAD drawings, technical specifications and finite element modeling of components to provide strength calculations.

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