Certification of FAST and ADAMS® with AeroDyn

In 2005, FAST with AeroDyn and MSC.ADAMS® with AeroDyn were evaluated by Germanischer Lloyd WindEnergie (GL Wind). They were found suitable for "the calculation of onshore wind turbine loads for design and certification." Electronic versions of the issued certificate and report are available for viewing.

GL Wind Certificate

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If you want to refer to this website in a report, here is a reference you can use:
NWTC Information Portal (Certification of FAST and ADAMS® with AeroDyn).  https://nwtc.nrel.gov/SimulatorCertification. Last modified 18-August-2014 ; Accessed 05-April-2020