Curriculum Vitae of Fiona Sinclair


  1. Sinclair, F.M.; "Blade interference in vertical axis wind energy machines", M.Sc. Thesis, Imperial College, 1982.
  2. Brendling, W.J. & Sinclair, F.M.; "Catenary mooring analysis", NMI Ltd. Tech. Memo. No. 103, 1983.
  3. Sinclair, F.M. & Clayton, B.R.; "The use of wind energy devices as ship stabilisers", Proc. 10th BWEA Conference, London, 1988, p. 269 - 276.
  4. Clayton, B.R. & Sinclair, F.M.; "Motion damping of ships fitted with marine aerofoils", Trans. RINA Vol. 131, 1989, p. 121 - 133.
  5. Sinclair, F.M. & Clayton, B.R.; "The effects of wave loading on offshore wind turbines", Proc. EWEA Conf, Glasgow, 1989, p.1058-1063.
  6. Clayton, B.R. & Sinclair, F.M.; "A comparison of the effectiveness of aerodynamic and hydrodynamic roll stabilisation methods, Trans. RINA, Vol. 132, 1990, p. 339 - 348.
  7. Sinclair, F.M. & Clayton, B.R.; "Excitation and damping forces on offshore wind turbines", Wind Eng. Vol. 13, No. 6, 1989, p.276-292.
  8. Shuttleworth, E.P. & Sinclair, F.M.; "Offshore topside integrated deck structures -the benefits of using Structural Hollow Sections", SCI Publication 107, 1990
  9. Sinclair, F.M.; "Aerodynamic stability", AYRS No. 106, 1990, p.15-22.
  10. "Development of a PC version of BAGPUS - Final Report", BOMEL 235/90
  11. Sinclair, F.M.; "Motion damping characteristics of wind energy devices", Ph.D. Thesis, University College London, 1991.
  12. South Morecambe Enhancement Project. "Detailed design of CPP1 structural reinforcement. Analytical report - deck structures" and "Quality assurance document".
  13. "SNS Housings Redesign - In-place analysis of Sean SSIV Housing", Billington Osborne-Moss Engineering Ltd. Report C5850R06.02, Oct. 1991
  14. "Aerodynamic damping on offshore installations - a comparison of experimental results with theory", 1st Conf. Wind Engineering Society, Cambridge, 1992
  15. "Verification of the Europipe Jacket", Billington Osborne-Moss Engineering Ltd. Reports C601R005.05/11/12/13, Nov. 92 - Feb 93.
  16. "Motion damping of marine aerofoils - a comparison of experimental measurements with theory", Trans RINA 135, 1993, p. 93 - 104
  17. "External Pressure Vessel Concept", Reports and User Manuals, Billington Osborne-Moss Engineering Ltd. Report C533R001/2/3, March 1993
  18. BP Exploration - Atlantic Frontier - Dropped Object Analysis. Noble Denton Report No. L17154/NDE, 1994
  19. BP Exploration - Atlantic Frontier - Subsea configuration. Noble Denton Report No. L17189/NDE, 1994
  20. User Manual for Program PiRis (Pipe and Riser Stress analysis), Sept 1994
  21. Europe-Maghreb Pipeline project, "Stress analysis during pipelaying", Noble Denton report No. L17287, Nov. 1994
  22. BP Exploration - Atlantic Frontier - Broken mooring cable study, Noble Denton Report No. L17313, 1994
  23. Birkby, P, Sinclair, F.M., Savill, A.M., Cant, R.S., Dawes, W.N.: 'The use of an unstructured adaptive mesh code to perform resolved obstacle computations for confined explosion hazards",' Proceedings NEL/NAFEMS Conference on CFD industrial case studies with offshore applications, Aberdeen, 1997
  24. Savill, A.M., Birkby, P., Cant, R.S., Dawes, W.N., Sinclair, F.M.: Poster paper for Combustion Science at the end of the Millenium, Conference in honour of Prof. John Clarke, Cambridge, 1997.
  25. Birkby, P, Sinclair, F.M., Cant, R.S., Savill, A.M., Dawes, W.N., Baraldi, D. and Bray, K.N.C.: "Comparisons between resolved and unresolved predictions for the Solvex box, vented channel, Troll wellhead and SCI cases with implications for PDR modelling." Report on Shell contract, 1997
  26. Sinclair et. al, "Numerical flow visualisation using results from an unstructured adaptive mesh", 8th International Symposium on Flow Visualisation, 1998.
  27. Sinclair et al., "Flow visualisation and animation using results from flow analyses", 17th Eurographics Conference, 1999
  28. Sinclair, F.M.: "Analysis of worldwide climate and weather databases to identify appropriate locations to site a dynamically positioned weather buoy", Heriot-Watt, 2002
  29. Sinclair, F.M.: "Design of an autonomous dynamically positioned floating structure to be powered by renewable energy", Heriot-Watt, 2002
  30. Sinclair, F.M.:"Thames AR Platform - Redundancy and Natural Frequency Analyses", Atkins Report Number 5024094/09, Oct 2004
  31. Sinclair, F.M.:"Kittiwake - Verification of Structural Integrity Model", Atkins Report 5020281/151, Dec 2004
  32. Sinclair, F.M.:"Beryl RAT Multiple Severance Study", Atkins Report Number 5021936/53, Jan 2005

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