Working with the best calculation techniques in the market-based on three main points:
Wind loads definition: This is one of the critical points in the solar sector and PVH works with the most experienced engineers in the sector (CPP, UOIT, IDR) to perform several wind tunnel tests like full scale, static scaled wind tunnels and aeroelastic tests to prevent phenomena like fluttering.
Structural Calculations: All our analyses is done with FEM (Finite Element Models) using software like Ansys or Abaqus. The analyses is from global models to check the behavior of the complete structure until small detailed models to check all the joints.
Foundation analysis: Our team of geotechnical experts in collaboration with the Polytechnic University of Madrid study in detail the different soils situations. We give solutions for every kind of soil and carry out pull out test (POT) campaign in order to verify the tracker predesign or adjust parameters.