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Old   August 9, 2014, 18:56
Default Scale down on SOWFA Actuator Line Turbine Model
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Hello forum

I have a question regarding the Actuator Line Turbine Model in SOWFA code.

I was wondering that is it possible to scale down the size of blades and its domain in this model ? eg. 100 times smaller than the real scale [(30 30 10) blockMesh size]. From my understanding, it is required 21 hours running time in 64 processors machine.

I also tried to modified the boundary condition, meshing, and NREL 5 MW turbine data to satisfy the scale down requirement. Unfortunately, it does not work and the forces does not appear in the final output.

Thank you very much in advance.

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Korawin
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