4.2.2. OLAF User’s Guide and Theory Manual (Free Vortex Wake in AeroDyn15)

This document offers a quick reference guide for the free vortex wake module named OLAF that is included in the AeroDyn module of OpenFAST. It is intended to be used by the general user in combination with other features of AeroDyn and other OpenFAST modules. The manual will be updated as new releases are issued and as needed to provide further information on advancements or modifications to the software.

The documentation here was derived from the OLAF users manual by K. Shaler, E. Branlard, and A. Platt. (https://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy20osti/75959.pdf)