CCBlade Documentation: Release 0.1.0

Research output: NRELTechnical Report

Abstract

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
DOIs
StatePublished - 2013

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/TP-5000-58819

Keywords

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

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