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OpenFOAM Training, Melbourne, Australia - July 2012
Two day introductory training in OpenFOAM is designed to enable CFD practitioners to start using OpenFOAM for practical computations. The methodology employed consists of a series of lectures that provide a general understanding of OpenFOAM topics followed by hands-on work. No knowledge of the OpenFOAM library is assumed. Rudimentary Linux commands and their relationships to hands-on examples are explained. This training focuses on the OpenFOAM Foundation version 2.1.1 of OpenFOAM.
Date: July 26, 2012 - July 27, 2012
Location: Suite 30/150 Albert Road, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Contact Email:
Organizer: Dr Darrin Stephens
Softwares: OpenFOAM
Deadlines: July 24, 2012 (registration)
Type of Event: Workshop, International

Day 1

Overview of Linux commands
OpenFOAM: A library for Scientific Computing
Mesh generation, conversion and set-up: importing Fluent meshes,
Material properties, initial and boundary conditions,
Running the solver,
Hand-on examples.

Day 2

Finite Volume Discretisation: theoretical base of OpenFOAM,
Field inialisation, post-processing and field probes,
Hands-on examples,
Mesh generation with Pointwise,
Turbulence models and bounday conditions,
Using OpenFOAM in parallel.

A hard copy of the training notes will be provided together
with a USB stick with a working copy of the OpenFOAM and
workshop files from the course. For hands-on examples,
attendees will have access to desktop computers with
OpenFOAM installed.

There are no special requirements on CFD or a programming

Price and Registration details:

    Industry: $1200 inc GST per person.
    Academic: $800 inc GST per person.
    Maximum number of attendees: 8
    Lunch and coffee breaks are included.

Registrations may be done by e-mail: 
Darrin Stephens (, or

Phone on +61 3 8376 6962, or 

Online registration for this course

Event record first posted on July 2, 2012, last modified on July 3, 2012

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