- Published: 10 November 2005
Not as Expensive or Exclusive as Perceived
Is computational fluid dynamics (CFD) the preserve of the major wind energy providers? The ability to test full-scale prototypes and evaluate potential wind farm locations should make computer simulation an invaluable tool for all players in the wind energy industry, but has CFD overcome limitations of speed, accuracy and cost? A CFD consultancy firm born out of the Formula 1 racing environment seeks to provide some answers.
By Jo Scott, Project Team Leader, Advantage CFD, UK