Thesis proposals

TEST TYPETOPICTITLEDESCRIPTIONADVISOR/REFERENCECONTACT PROFESSORNOTESATTACHED
Tesi TriennaleWindResource assessmentThe purpose of the thesis is to analyze the meteorological wave and wind data for an offshore site off the island Pantelleria. The aim is to estimate the wind productivity of the site and to understand the feasibility of floating offshore wind projectsalberto.ghigo@polito.it
emilio.faraggiana@polito.it
massimo.sirigu@polito.it
giovanni.bracco@polito.itMechanical Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Tesi TriennaleWindHybrid platformsThe thesis expects a bibliographic analysis of the main types of hybrid platforms wind&wave already built or in experimental phase. It is required to define and to implement cost functions of the platforms, which a focus on wind and wave integrationalberto.ghigo@polito.it
emilio.faraggiana@polito.it
massimo.sirigu@polito.it
giovanni.bracco@polito.itMechanical Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Tesi TriennaleWindLife Cycle AssessmentThe aim of the thesis is to describe the Life Cycle Assessment of a wind turbine, focusing in particular on the device dismantling and the recycling problem of bladesalberto.ghigo@polito.it
emilio.faraggiana@polito.it
massimo.sirigu@polito.it
giovanni.bracco@polito.itMechanical Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Tesi TriennaleWindExperimental tests of wind turbineThe thesis includes a bibliographic analysis of the main experimental methods of Floating Wind Turbine in a test tank focusing mainly on the different types of tests (free decay, wave, wind & wave) and on the necessary equipment (such as sensors, fans,etc.)alberto.ghigo@polito.it
emilio.faraggiana@polito.it
massimo.sirigu@polito.it
giovanni.bracco@polito.itMechanical Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Tesi TriennaleWindWake analysisDescribe the problem of wakes in a wind farm: what are the consequences in terms of productivity? How are losses estimated ? What are the most common layout solutions to overcome this problem?alberto.ghigo@polito.it
emilio.faraggiana@polito.it
massimo.sirigu@polito.it
giovanni.bracco@polito.itMechanical Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Tesi TriennaleWindWind turbine bladesThe purpose of the thesis is to make an analysis of the main manifacturing methods of the blades of a wind turbine, focusing in particular on the materials used and the latest innovations introducedalberto.ghigo@polito.it
emilio.faraggiana@polito.it
massimo.sirigu@polito.it
giovanni.bracco@polito.itMechanical Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Master thesisWaveThesis 1
in/with Mondragón University
Local Marine Renewable Energy Resource Assessment via bias correction of climate re-analysis datasets

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mpenalba@mondragon.edu
giuseppe.giorgi@polito.it
mpenalba@mondragon.edu
giuseppe.giorgi@polito.it
Mechanical Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Mondragon-Penalba-P1
Master thesisWaveThesis 2
in/with Mondragón University
Structural integrity of Marine Renewable Energy Devices: Extreme loading

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mpenalba@mondragon.edu
giuseppe.giorgi@polito.it
mpenalba@mondragon.edu
giuseppe.giorgi@polito.it
Mechanical Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Mondragon-Penalba-P2
Master thesisWaveThesis 3
in/with Mondragón University
Structural integrity of Marine Renewable Energy Devices: Fatigue effects

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mpenalba@mondragon.edu
giuseppe.giorgi@polito.it
mpenalba@mondragon.edu
giuseppe.giorgi@polito.it
Mechanical Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Mondragon-Penalba-P3
Master thesisWaveThesis 4
in/with Mondragón University
Wave Energy Converter Array Modelling via Harmonic Balance Methods

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mpenalba@mondragon.edu
giuseppe.giorgi@polito.it
mpenalba@mondragon.edu
giuseppe.giorgi@polito.it
Mechanical Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Mondragon-Penalba-P4
Master thesisWaveThesis 5
in/with Mondragón University
Hidro-Aerolaestic Modelling for +10 MW floating Offshore wind turbines: Evaluation of Uncertainties in wind turbulence intensity

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mpenalba@mondragon.edu
giuseppe.giorgi@polito.it
mpenalba@mondragon.edu
giuseppe.giorgi@polito.it
Mechanical Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Mondragon-Penalba-P5
Master thesisWaveThesis 6
in/with Mondragón University
Design of a health-informed hidro-aeroelastic model for Offshore wind turbines: Impact of blade erosion, gearbox and electrical generator faults

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mpenalba@mondragon.edu
giuseppe.giorgi@polito.it
mpenalba@mondragon.edu
giuseppe.giorgi@polito.it
Mechanical Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Mondragon-Penalba-P6
Master thesisWaveThesis 9
in/with Mondragón University
Nonlinear Hydrodynamic Modelling for the SparBuoy

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mpenalba@mondragon.edu
giuseppe.giorgi@polito.it
mpenalba@mondragon.edu
giuseppe.giorgi@polito.it
Mechanical Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
GIORGI - Code-to-Code Nonlinear Hydrodynamic Modelling verification for WECs - WEC-Sim vs. NLFK4ALL - 2021
Master thesisElectric boatGenetic optimization of hull
and 2D air-hydro-foil profiles
for a raceboat
Hydrodynamic and optimizationmauro.bonfanti@polito.itmauro.bonfanti@polito.itAerospace Engineeringelectric_boat_T1
Master thesisElectric boatDeveloping a static and
dynamic Velocity Prediction
Programm (VPP)
for a zero emission raceboat
Nonlinear dynamics and optimizationmauro.bonfanti@polito.itmauro.bonfanti@polito.itAerospace Engineeringelectric_boat_T1
Triennale/MasterSoftwarePipeline beetween a 
computational fluid dynamics 
software and Simulink for 
multiphysic simulation  
software coupling for multiphysic simulationpietro.casalone@polito.itgiuseppe.giorgi@polito.itInformatic Engineering Pipeline beetween a computational fluid dynamic software and Simulink for multiphysic simulation
Master thesisWaveHigh-fidelity Numerical Modelling of a Wave
Energy Converter
Development of a numerical parametric wave tank for WECs in OpenFOAM beatrice.battisti@polito.itgiuliana.mattiazzo@polito.itAerospace Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
CFD_thesis_OF
Master thesisWaveFractional-order modelling of Wave Energy ConvertersThesis in Ireland, Maynooth University, at the Centre for Ocean energy Researchgiuseppe.giorgi@polito.itsergej.sirigu@polito.it
edoardo.pasta@polito.it
Mathematical Engineering
Aerospace Engineering Mechanical Engineering
MORE-COER internship - 1
Master thesisWaveInterpolation-based strategies for the assisted computation of frequency-domain hydrodynamic coefficients in WEC systems Thesis in Ireland, Maynooth University, at the Centre for Ocean energy Researchsergej.sirigu@polito.itmauro.bonfanti@polito.it
edoardo.pasta@polito.it
Aerospace Engineering Mechanical EngineeringMORE-COER internship - 2
Master thesisWaveDevelopment of a predictor for relative foil/fluid velocityThesis in Ireland, Maynooth University, at the Centre for Ocean energy Researchmauro.bonfanti@polito.itgiuliana.mattiazzo@polito.it
edoardo.pasta@polito.it
Aerospace Engineering Mechanical EngineeringMORE-COER internship - 3
Master thesisWind/WaveCoordinated control of combined offshore wind/wave systemsThesis in Ireland, Maynooth University, at the Centre for Ocean energy Researchgiuseppe.giorgi@polito.itgiovanni.bracco@polito.it
edoardo.pasta@polito.it
Control Engineering
Mechatronics
Aerospace Engineering Mechanical Engineering
MORE-COER internship - 4<>/a
Master thesisWaveDynamic simulation of an innovative wave energy converter, based on gyroscopic effectsDevelopment of a numerical model of the electro-mechanical conversion system, using Matlab and/or SimMechanics and/or WEC-Sim. Analysis of the productivity and parametric optimization of the most important features of the device.giuseppe.giorgi@polito.it
sergej.sirigu@polito.it
giuseppe.giorgi@polito.it
sergej.sirigu@polito.it
Mechatronics
Aerospace Engineering Mechanical Engineering
Master thesis, funded internshipWaveRECURSIVE ESTIMATION OF OCEAN WAVE SPECTRAThesis in Francealexis.merigaud@ifpen.fr
paolino.tona@ifpen.fr
giuseppe.giorgi@polito.itMathematical Engineering Control Engineering
Mechatronics
Aerospace Engineering Mechanical Engineering
Internship at IFPEN - Estimation of wave spectra