Online training in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)

This program focuses on the most important aspects of computational fluid dynamics within the scope of site assessment for complex terrain in the field of wind energy. It can be tailored to the specific needs of the company and participants.

Training data

Program type

Professional further education



Length of program

5 x 1 day (depending on existing knowledge  and qualifications)

Start of program

Registration deadline: 31/07/2021 

Teaching language


Contents of program

  • Specialization module: CFD with OpenFOAM for wind energy applications
  • Sub-module I: Introduction to state-of-the-art techniques for CFD simulation using OpenFOAM (open source software)
  • Sub-module II: Wind farm modeling in complex terrain
  • Sub-module III: CFD simulations of the atmospheric boundary layer
  • Sub-module IV: Application to real case studies
  • Sub-module V: Follow-up support 


Equivalent to 3 ECTS (on request crediting  for university degrees  is usually possible)

Entrance requirements

University degree (e.g. B.Sc., M.Sc.) in engineering or natural sciences or similar qualifications

Program fees

€ 3,000

Further information

100% online (synchronous and asynchronous teaching)

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