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Prof. T. Hikmet Karakoc
Anadolu University, Faculty of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Turkey

IJET 2018 Vol.10(5): 380-385 ISSN: 1793-8236
DOI: 10.7763/IJET.2018.V10.1087

Dynamic Analysis of Innovative Hybrid Wind Mill Tower with Soil Structure Interaction

Hemal J. Shah and Atul K. Desai
Abstract—The wind mill towers are constructed using monopoles or lattice type tower. As the height of tower increases it gives more power but it becomes uneconomical, So in this research work innovative hybrid wind mill tower such as combination of monopole and lattice tower is analyzed using FEM software. When the tall structures are constructed on soft soil it becomes dynamically sensitive so three types of soil such as hard, medium and soft are also considered and the frequencies of innovative hybrid tower are studied for different types of soil. From study it is revealed that the innovative hybrid tower will reduce resonance condition considering soil structure interaction.

Index Terms—Wind mill tower, dynamic analysis, Resonance conditions, soil structure interaction.

Hemal J. Shah is with the Government Engineering College, Bharuch, Gujarat, India (e-mail: hemal3007@gmail.com).
Atul K. Desai is with Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat, Gujarat, India (e-mail: atuldesai61@gmail.com).


Cite: Hemal J. Shah and Atul K. Desai, "Dynamic Analysis of Innovative Hybrid Wind Mill Tower withSoil Structure Interaction," International Journal of Engineering and Technology vol. 10, no. 5, pp. 380-385, 2018.

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