Dr Edward Ransley
Profiles

Dr Edward Ransley

Researcher

School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

Role

Post Doctoral Research Fellow

Qualifications

PhD, MSc (w. distinction), MA, MSci, BA

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Musiedlak P-H, Ransley E, Hann M, Child B & Greaves D 2020 'Time-Splitting Coupling of WaveDyn with OpenFOAM by Fidelity Limit Identified from a WEC in Extreme Waves' Energies , DOI PEARL
Ransley E, Yan S, Brown S, Hann M, Graham D, Windt C, Schmitt P, Davidson J, Ringwood J & Musiedlak P-H 2020 'A Blind Comparative Study of Focused Wave Interactions with Floating Structures (CCP-WSI Blind Test Series 3)' International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering 30, (1) 1-10 , DOI PEARL
Brown S, Ransley E, Musiedlak P & Greaves D 2020 'Quantifying the predictive capability of OpenFOAM 5.0: Focused wave impacts with floating bodies' International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering 30, (1) 20-27 , DOI PEARL
Wendt, Nielsen, Yu, Bingham, Eskilsson, Kramer, Babarit, Bunnik, Costello & Crowley 2019 'Ocean Energy Systems Wave Energy Modelling Task: Modelling, Verification and Validation of Wave Energy Converters' Journal of Marine Science and Engineering 7, (11) 379-379 , DOI PEARL
Brown SA, Ransley EJ & Greaves DM 2019 'Developing a coupled turbine thrust methodology for floating tidal stream concepts: Verification under prescribed motion' Renewable Energy , DOI PEARL
Windt C, Davidson J, Ransley EJ, Greaves D, Jakobsen M, Kramer M & Ringwood JV 2019 'Validation of a CFD-based numerical wave tank model for the power production assessment of the wavestar ocean wave energy converter' Renewable Energy , DOI PEARL
Ransley EJ, Yan S, Brown S, Mai T, Graham D, Ma Q, Musiedlak P-H, Engsig-Karup AP, Eskilsson C & Li Q 2019 'A blind comparative study of focused wave interactions with a fixed FPSO-like structure (CCP-WSI Blind Test Series 1)' International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering (IJOPE) PEARL
Brown S, Musiedlak P-H, Ransley EJ & Greaves DM 2019 'Quantifying the Predictive Capability of OpenFOAM 4.1: Focused Wave Interactions with a Fixed FPSO' International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering 29, (2) 158-164 , DOI PEARL
Antonini A, Raby AC, Brownjohn J, Pappas A & D'Ayala D 2019 'Survivability assessment of fastnet lighthouse' Coastal Engineering , DOI PEARL
Thomas S, Giassi M, Eriksson M, Goteman M, Isberg J, Ransley E, Hann MR & Engström J 2018 'A Model Free Control Based on Machine Learning for Energy Converters in an Array' Big Data and Cognitive Computing , DOI PEARL
Thomas S, Giassi M, Göteman M, Hann MR, Ransley EJ, Isberg J & Engström J 2018 'Performance of a Direct-Driven Wave Energy Point Absorber with High Inertia Rotatory Power Take-off' Energies (11) 2332-2332 , DOI PEARL
Sjökvist L, Wu J, Ransley EJ, Engström J, Eriksson M & Göteman M 2017 'Numerical models for the motion and forces of point-absorbing wave energy converters in extreme waves' Ocean Engineering 145, 1-14 , DOI PEARL
Ransley EJ, Greaves DM, Raby A, Simmonds D & Hann M 2017 'Survivability of wave energy converters using CFD' Renewable Energy 109, 235-247 , DOI PEARL
Ransley EJ, Greaves DM, Raby A, Simmonds D, Jakobsen M & Kramer M 2017 'RANS-VOF modelling of the Wavestar point absorber' Renewable Energy 109, 49-65 , DOI PEARL
Goteman M, Engstrom J, Eriksson M, Leijon M, Hann M, Ransley EJ & Greaves DM 2015 'Wave loads on a point-absorbing wave energy device in extreme waves' Journal of Ocean and Wind Energy 2, 176-181 , DOI PEARL
Ransley EJ, Hann M, Greaves D, Raby AC & Simmonds D 2013 'Numerical and physical modelling of extreme waves at Wave Hub' Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue 65, 1645-1650 , DOI PEARL
Conference Papers
Brown S, Ransley E & Greaves D 2019 'CCP-WSI Blind Test Series 2: Assessment of focused wave impacts on floating WECs using OpenFOAM' 13th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC) 9-/-0/2019 9-/-0/2019 PEARL
Brown S, Ransley E, Musiedlak P-H & Greaves D 2019 'Numerical Investigation of Focused Wave Impacts on Floating Wave Energy Converters Using OpenFOAM' 29th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference (ISOPE) 6-/-0/2019 6-/-0/2019 PEARL
Brown S, Ransley E, Xie N, Greaves D, Johanning L & Guerrini E 2019 'Validation of a Coupled CFD Model for Evaluating Floating Tidal Systems' 29th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference (ISOPE) 6-/-0/2019 6-/-0/2019 PEARL
Arini NR, Thies PR, Johanning L, Ransley E, Brown S, Xie N & Greaves D 2019 'Feasibility Study of Mooring Lines Design for a Floating Tidal Turbine Platform Using Double Hull Structure' ASME 2019 38th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering 6-/-0/2019 6-/-0/2019 American Society of Mechanical Engineers , DOI PEARL
Windt C, Ringwood JV, Davidson J, Ransley EJ, Jakobsen M & Kramer M 2019 'Validation of a cfd-based numerical wave tank of the wavestar wec' 1-/-0/1900 1-/-0/1900 439-446 PEARL
Ransley E, Brown SA, Xie N, Greaves D, Nicholls-Lee R, Johanning L, Weston P & Guerrini E 2018 'Concept development for deployment of a modular, floating, tidal-stream device' RENEW Lisbon, Portugal 0-/-1/2018 0-/-1/2018 PEARL
Xie N, Ransley E, Brown SA, Greaves D, Nicholls-Lee R, Johanning L, Weston P & Guerrini E 2018 'Wave tank experiments of a floating, tidal-stream energy device' RENEW Lisbon, Portugal 0-/-1/2018 0-/-1/2018 PEARL
Brown SA, Musiedlak P-H, Ransley E & Greaves D 2018 'Numerical simulation of focused wave interactions with a fixed FPSO using OpenFOAM 4.1' 28th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference (ISOPE) Sapporo, Japan 6-/-0/2018 6-/-0/2018 International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers PEARL
Thomas S, Giassi M, Göteman M, Eriksson M, Isberg JM, Hann MR, Ransley EJ & Engström J 2018 'An accurate and cost efficient physical scale model of a direct driven point-absorber with constant damping power take-off' Proceedings of the 5th PRIMaRE Conference Bristol, UK 7-/-0/2018 7-/-0/2018 PEARL
Musiedlak P-H, Ransley EJ, Brown S, Child B, Hann MR, Iglesias G & Greaves DM 2018 'Starting a wave structure interaction CFD simulation from an advance time: Hot-start' Proceedings of the 6th European Conference on Computational Mechanics (ECCM 6)/7th European Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics (ECFD 7) Glasgow, UK 6-/-0/2018 6-/-0/2018 PEARL
Musiedlak P-H, Ransley EJ, Greaves DM, Hann MR, Iglesias G & Child B 2017 'Investigation of model validity for numerical survivability testing of WECs' 12th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC) Cork 8-/-0/2017 9-/-0/2017 PEARL
Ransley E, Brown SA, Howey B, Collins K & Greaves D 2017 'Numerical Modelling of a Floating OWC-WEC Using CFD' 4th PRIMaRE Conference Southampton 7-/-0/2017 7-/-0/2017 PEARL
Wendt F, Yu Y-H, Nielson K, Ruehl K, Bunnik T, Touzon I, Nam BW, Kim JS, Kim K-H & Janson CE 2017 'OES Task 10 WEC Modelling Verification and Validation' 12th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC) Cork, Ireland 8-/-0/2017 9-/-0/2017 PEARL
Engström J, Sjökvist L, Göteman M, Eriksson M, Hann M, Ransley EJ, Greaves D & Leijon M 2017 'Buoy geometry and its influence on survivability for a point absorbing wave energy converter: Scale experiment and CFD simulations' 5th Marine Energy Technology Symposium (METS) Washington, D. C., USA 5-/-0/2017 5-/-0/2017 PEARL
Ransley EJ, Brown SA, Greaves DM, Hindley S, Weston P & Guerrini E 2016 'Coupled RANS-VOF modelling of floating tidal stream concepts' in Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Offshore Renewable Energy (CORE) Glasgow, Scotland 9-/-0/2016 9-/-0/2016 PEARL
Ransley EJ, Greaves D, Graham D, Kyte A, Qian L, Causon D, Mingham C, Zang J, Ma Q & Tabor G 2016 'Developing a National Community-serving Numerical Wave Tank Facility' in Proceedings of the 3rd PRIMaRE Conference Bath, UK 7-/-0/2016 7-/-0/2016 PEARL
Brown SA, Ransley EJ, Greaves D, Hindley S, Weston P & Guerrini E 2016 'Evaluation of a Floating Tidal Turbine Device using a Coupled CFD Approach' in Proceedings of the 3rd PRIMaRE Conference Bath, UK 7-/-0/2016 7-/-0/2016 PEARL
Ransley EJ, Brown SA, Greaves DM, Hindley S, Weston P, Guerrini E & Starzmann R 2016 'Coupled RANS-VOF Modelling of Floating Tidal Stream Concepts' in Proceedings of the 4th Marine Energy Technology Symposium (METS) Washington, D.C., USA 4-/-0/2016 4-/-0/2016 PEARL
Ransley EJ, Brown SA, Greaves DM, Hindley S, Weston P, Guerrini E & Starzmann R 2016 'RANS-VOF Modelling of Floating Tidal Stream Systems' in Proceedings of the 5th Oxford Tidal Energy Workshop Oxford, UK 3-/-0/2016 3-/-0/2016 PEARL
Göteman M, Engström J, Eriksson M, Leijon M, Hann M, Ransley EJ & Greaves DM 2015 'Wave Loads on a Point-Absorbing Wave Energy Device in Extreme Waves' in Proceedings of the 25th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference Kona, Hawaii Big Island, USA 6-/-0/2015 6-/-0/2015 PEARL
Ransley EJ, Göteman M, Engström J, Jakobsen M, Eriksson M, Leijon M, Kramer M, Hann M & Greaves DM 2015 'RANS-VOF Modelling of Wave Energy Converters' in Proceedings of the 2nd PRIMaRE Conference Penryn, UK 6-/-0/2015 6-/-0/2015 PEARL
Vyzikas T, Greaves DM, Simmonds D, Ransley EJ & Brown SA 2013 'Shape optimization of perforated caissons for wave energy harnessing' in Proceedings of the 6th PanHellenic Conference of Marine Structures Athens, Greece 1-/-1/2013 1-/-1/2013
Vyzikas T, Ransley EJ, Hann M, Magagna D, Greaves D, Simmonds D, Magar V & Conley D 2013 'Integrated Numerical Modelling System for Extreme Wave Events at the Wave Hub Site' in Proceedings of the ICE Conference on Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters Edinburgh, UK 9-/-0/2013 9-/-0/2013 PEARL
Ransley EJ, Hann M, Simmonds D, Raby A & Greaves DM 2013 'Numerical and Physical Modelling of Extreme Wave Impacts on a Stationary Truncated Circular Cylinder' in Proceedings of the 10th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC) Aalborg, Denmark 9-/-0/2013 9-/-0/2013 PEARL
Ransley EJ, Hann M, Greaves D, Raby A & Simmonds D 2013 'Numerical and physical modelling of extreme waves at Wave Hub' in Proceedings of the 12th International Coastal Symposium 4-/-0/2013 4-/-0/2013 PEARL
Ransley EJ & Greaves DM 2012 'Investigating interaction effects in an array of multi-mode wave energy converters' in Proceeding of the 27th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Copenhagen, Denmark 4-/-0/2012 4-/-0/2012 PEARL
Tosdevin T, Giassi M, Thomas S, Engstrom J, Hann M, Isberg J, Goteman M, Ransley E, Musliedlak P & Simmonds D 0 'On the calibration of a WEC-Sim model for heaving point absorbers' European wave and tidal energy conference (EWTEC) 1-/-0/1900 1-/-0/1900 PEARL
Reports
Ransley E, Jones C, Ma Q, Poulter G, Qian L, Tabor G, Yan S, Zang J & Greaves D 2016 Wave Structure Interaction Computation and Experiment Roadmap Part 1: A Report on the 1st CCP-WSI Focus Group Workshop. , DOI PEARL
Posters
Musiedlak P-H, Greaves D, Ransley E, Iglesias G, Hann M & Child B Musiedlak P-H, Greaves D, Ransley E, Iglesias G, Hann M & Child B 0 'Geometric parameters for a 2D-Numerical Wave Tank' 01/01/1900 01/01/1900 PEARL
Musiedlak P-H, Greaves D, Ransley E, Hann M, Iglesias G & Child B Musiedlak P-H, Greaves D, Ransley E, Hann M, Iglesias G & Child B 0 'The validity of numerical models for testing the survivability of WECs' 01/01/1900 01/01/1900 PEARL
Brown S, Ransley EJ, Xie N, Greaves DM, Nicholls-Lee R, Weston P & Guerrini E Brown S, Ransley EJ, Xie N, Greaves DM, Nicholls-Lee R, Weston P & Guerrini E 0 'Validation of a nonlinear, coupled numerical model for assessment of floating tidal systems' 01/01/1900 01/01/1900
Brown S, Ransley EJ, Xie N, Greaves DM, Nicholls-Lee R, Weston P & Guerrini E Brown S, Ransley EJ, Xie N, Greaves DM, Nicholls-Lee R, Weston P & Guerrini E 0 'Validation of a nonlinear, coupled numerical model for assessment of floating tidal systems' 01/01/1900 01/01/1900 PEARL
Other Publications
Ransley EJ 0 CCP-WSI_TestCase_001. 01/01/1900 01/01/1900 PEARL
Ransley E 0 CCP-WSI_TestCase_002. 01/01/1900 01/01/1900 PEARL
Ransley EJ 0 CCP-WSI_TestCase_003. 01/01/1900 01/01/1900 PEARL