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dark lancer September 27, 2012 07:41

Questions about OpenFOAM, ParaView and DSMC
I have installed openfoam2.1.1 and I am a bignner in the openfoam and I have some question:
1-what differnce between open foam and paraview?
2-I run paraview but I can't see any Icon for openfoam!!?
3-where can I find some example for paraview or open foam?
4-how can I install the DSMC in to the liberary in openfoam?

wyldckat September 27, 2012 07:47

Greetings Hadi,

OpenFOAM is a CFD toolbox.
ParaView is usually the only GUI Post-Processor provided with OpenFOAM.
DSMC comes pre-installed with OpenFOAM.

For more, you better start reading the User Guide:

Good luck!

elvis October 1, 2012 10:58

you might want to read
Getting started with OpenFOAM do not bother that highest OF version mentioned in that text is OF-1.7

Advanced Paraview Tutorial
gives you an idea about paraview

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