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WindSim | The Basics

Get some hands-on experience with WindSim.

Our basic course focuses on the advantages—but also the challenges—of applying CFD techniques to wind energy projects. After the course, you will be able to work efficiently with WindSim and be able to evaluate the quality of the results—with a certificate to prove it. No prior knowledge about WindSim or CFD is required.

Check our Course Fees & Training Course Schedule and register today.

Course Content

Schedule | Day One

09:00–11:00
Registration
A brief look at WindSim's history
A brief look at CFD
WindSim installation
11:00–11:15
Coffee
11:15–13:00
Terrain module: Generation of a 3D model
Tools: Terrain data conversion
13:00–14:30
Lunch
14:30–16:00
Wind Fields: Establish the numerical wind database
16:00–16:15
Coffee
16:15–17:30
Objects: Wind farm layout
Tools: Climatology data conversion
20:00
Course dinner

Schedule | Day Two

09:00–11:00
Validation
11:00–11:15
Coffee
11:15–13:00
Results: Interpretation of the simulations, 2D results
3D Visualization: Interpretation of the simulations, 3D results
Tools: Vertical profiles, 1D results
13:00–14:30
Lunch
14:30–16:00
Wind Resources: The wind resource map
Energy: The annual energy production (AEP)
16:00–16:15
Coffee
16:15–17:30
Tools: The IEC standard
Tools: Animations
Summary: How do I ....