Ioan Smallwood

Engineering Director

A Chartered Mechanical Engineer with over 20 years’ experience in turbine design, concept design & architecture layout, and project execution.

Significant experience of complex linear and non-linear stress analysis, low-cycle and high-cycle fatigue life calculations.

Bolted joint design, including methodology for bolt fatigue & extreme analysis, and failure prediction.

Detailed design and integration of complete systems.

Cost reduction and efficient design optimisation to reduce weight as well as cost.

Hydraulic schematics and calculations.

Hands-on practical experience from wind turbine maintenance and quayside tidal turbine operations.

Ioan Smallwood

Project Experience

University of Southampton and Airbus test rig design, analysis and build

eCTV on turbine charging system design

Bombora cell module desing and stress analysis

1.4MW tidal turbine – concept design,detailed design and stress analysis.

1MW tidal turbine – concept design, detailed design, manufacture, test, operation.

500kW tidal turbine – concept design , detailed design.

Range of designs for wind turbines from 6kW to 1MW in size. Design, stress analysis, build and test.

Vestas – Celtic Wind Technology; V27; V44; V47; V52; V80; construction, service and maintenance experience.