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SOWFA

swMATH ID: 21899
Software Authors: Churchfield M, Lee S
Description: SOWFA. High-fidelity analysis of wind plant and wind turbine fluid physics and structural response using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and FAST. SOWFA (Simulator fOr Wind Farm Applications) is a set of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solvers, boundary conditions, and turbine models based on the OpenFOAM CFD toolbox. It includes a version of the turbine model coupled with FAST. This tool allows users to investigate wind wind turbine and wind plant performance under the full range of atmospheric conditions and in terrain.
Homepage: https://nwtc.nrel.gov/SOWFA
Related Software: FAST; Spalart-Allmaras; OpenFOAM; MapReduce; AEOLUS
Cited in: 10 Publications

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