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Introduction to OpenFOAM
Tutorial and hands on for new users of OpenFOAM
Date: June 3, 2008 - June 4, 2008
Location: Chalmers Conference Center, Gothenbyurg, Sweden
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Contact Email:
Organizer: SIMDI08 Organizing Committee
Application Areas: General CFD
Softwares: OpenFOAM
Deadlines: May 25, 2008 (registration)
Type of Event: Workshop, International

This tutorial is intended for first time users of OpenFOAM.




1)  OpenFOAM: An Introduction
2)  Building Blocks and Library Organisation
3)  Hands-on tutorial session: basic OpenFOAM solver
           - Choose the solver
           - Create or convert a mesh
           - Set material properties, initial, boundary
           - Set discretisation settings
           - Run CFD simulation
           - Post-processing of results
4) Implemented Capabilities and Examples of Application
           - Free Surface Flow Modelling: VOF and Deforming
Mesh Model
           - Moving deforming mesh capabilities - Large Eddy
           - Fluid-Structure Interaction Examples
5) Transferring your work to OpenFOAM from other CFD solvers
6) Customising OpenFOAM for your needs
7) Getting help on OpenFOAM
5) Open Forum



1) Knowledge about C++
2) Basic knowledge about Computational Fluid Dynamics
3) Own computer (laptop) with Linux with the last OpenFOAM
version installed


About Dr. H. Jasak


Dr. Hrvoje Jasak is the main author of the OpenFOAM library.
He is Professor at the Zagreb University and runs his own
company providing support and development for OpenFOAM users

Event record first posted on April 18, 2008, last modified on April 29, 2008

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