Wind Turbine Performance

Wind Turbine Simulation And Its Animation:

Computational Study of Wind Turbine Performance And Loading Response to Turbulent Atmospheric Inflow Conditions


Movie File (1920×1080, MP4, 362MB)


Wind Turbine Simulation


University of Wyoming:
Dimitri Mavriplis
Michael Stoellinger
Michael Brazell
Andrew Kirby
Zhi Yang

Parallel Geometric Algorithms, LLC.:

Jay Sitaraman

Visualization and Meshing Support:

Intelligent Light: Earl Duque
Brad Whitlock

University of Wyoming 3D Visualization Center:

Emma-Jane Alexander
Kyle Summerfield
Nikhil Shetty
University of Wyoming:
Behzad R. Ahrabi


Samuel Li and Matt Rehme (NCAR/CISL)

Computing Resources:

NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputer Center – Accelerated Science Discovery
Wyoming-NCAR Alliance
University of Wyoming ARCC
NSF Blue Waters sustained-petascale computing project
2016 Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship


Office of Naval Research Grants N00014-14-1-0045, N00014-16-1-2737
Department of Energy, Office of Science, Basic Energy Sciences Award DE-SC0012671
National Science Foundation
Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship
National Science Foundation (awards OCI-0725070 and ACI-1238993)

This work was supported by the National Science Foundation and NCAR’s Advanced Scientific Discovery project.