The main objectives of this work are to:
Review the existing literature regarding corrosion pitting and highlight the main ideas and findings that are relevant to the offshore wind industry
Explore the different corrosion pits that can affect offshore wind substructures and their characteristics
Assess the stress concentration levels around corrosion pits performing a finite element analysis considering different scenarios and present guidelines on how to design these analyses
Present the main conclusions and recommendations regarding the issue of corrosion pitting based on the work developed
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