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    • Xavier Wadbled

      MSc, Ecole Centrale de Nantes

      28 Old Drummond house
      Inverness,
      IV2 4NX

      email: wadbled@tensiontech.com


      PROFILE

      Generalist Engineer with specialisation in hydrodynamics.

      Currently project engineer on mooring analysis and design for renewable energy devices for TTI Ltd


      EXPERIENCE

      Tension Technology International - April 2016 – Present

      Project engineer (Hydrodynamic and mooring Engineer) November 2016-present:

      Key Projects:

      Mooring design of 6th scale prototype and full scale floating offshore wind turbine to be installed in Gran Canaria

      Orcaflex modelling of semi-submersible, wave energy devices and umbilicals

      Involved in the testing of new method to model Nylon stiffness in Orcaflex.

       

      Engineer Intern April 2016-September 2016:

      Modelling of offshore floating wind turbine with Orcaflex, correlation with tank testing, preliminary mooring assessment

       

      MARIN Wageningen, Netherlands September 2014 to July 2015

      Engineer Intern

      Verification and validation of roll damping simulation by ReFRESCO:

      CFD calculation under ReFRESCO

      Post process analysis using Matlab and Tecplot 360

      Reporting using Latex

       

      EDUCATION

      2013 – 2017                  Ecole Centrale de Nantes, Nantes

      Master of Engineering Specialised in Marine engineering

      2nd year Project: Study of the slamming phase during object lowering under Orcaflex

      Final year Project: Design of the heavyweight boat for participation in Hydrocontest challenge, team leader for the design.

       

      KEY SKILLS

      Engineering tools:  Orcaflex,   Matlab/Simulink,  Python, Tecplot 360, Latex, CFD, Hydrostar, Rhinoceros, HEXPRESS

      Microsoft Windows, Office