CCBlade Documentation: Release 0.1.0

Research output: NRELTechnical Report


CCBlade predicts aerodynamic loading of wind turbine blades using blade element momentum (BEM) theory. CC stands for continuity and convergence. CCBlade was developed primarily for use in gradient-based optimization applications where C1 and robust convergence are essential.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages28
StatePublished - 2013

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/TP-5000-58819


  • modeling
  • wind energy
  • wind turbine blade design
  • wind turbine design software


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