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Title: CCBlade Documentation: Release 0.1.0

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.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1260115
Report Number(s):
NREL/TP--5000-58819
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Wind and Water Technologies Office (EE-4W)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
17 WIND ENERGY wind turbine design software; wind turbine blade design; wind energy; modeling