Science@ifpen n°34
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Semi-crystalline polymers: clays that are ignored?

In the energy sector, semi-crystalline polymersa are primarily used within structures located in aggressive environments, to form coatings (waterproofing, thermal or electric barriers). These
Science@ifpen n°34
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Wind farms – a more effective layout using modeling

The development of wind farms requires the optimal placement of wind turbines in relation to each other in order to maximize overall production. If the turbines are too close to each other, wake
Science@ifpen n°33
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Wind turbines have the wind in their sails, thanks to GPUs

IFPEN has been carrying out research in the field of floating wind turbines for a number of years, developing, for this purpose, the DeepLines WindTM simulation tool, in partnership with Principia(1)
Issue 30 Science@ifpen
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Floating wind turbine: increasing reliability in an “ocean of possibilities”

The optimal design of mechanical structures is hampered by the imperfect knowledge of the environmental conditions under which they will operate. The systematic incorporation of the resulting