AeroelasticSE is a wrapper for the FAST aeroelastic code that allows it to be used in OpenMDAO.

Author: P. Graf and K. Dykes


This software is a beta version 0.1.0.

Detailed Documentation

For detailed documentation see


General: NumPy, SciPy, Swig, pyWin32, MatlPlotLib, Lxml, OpenMDAO


Wind Plant Framework: FUSED-Wind (Framework for Unified Systems Engineering and Design of Wind Plants)

Sub-Models: CommonSE

Supporting python packages: Pandas, Algopy, Zope.interface, Sphinx, Xlrd, PyOpt, py2exe, Pyzmq, Sphinxcontrib-bibtex, Sphinxcontrib-zopeext, Numpydoc, Ipython


First, clone the repository or download the releases and uncompress/unpack (|release|.tar.gz or|release|.zip) from the website link at the bottom the AeroelasticSE site.

Install AeroelasticSE within an activated OpenMDAO environment

$ plugin install

It is not recommended to install the software outside of OpenMDAO.

For software issues please use For functionality and theory related questions and comments please use the NWTC forum for Systems Engineering Software Questions.

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