|September 7, 2014, 00:24||
Question on learning more about OpenFoam
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I'm actually interested in learning about Open Foam because I am going to do my project using this software. However, I am wondering how can I start and also what things that I have to learn about C++ in order to understand Open Foam more deeply..
|September 30, 2014, 13:46||
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I have just started as well, and am still a beginner with regards to C++. That being said, you can start making cases without any knowledge of C++ by following the user guide, (the first chapter had a few tutorials in it).
After that I would browse the tutorial files that are included in the installation to see what the included solvers can do. I copied the all the tutorials into the run directory and just went through lots of cases that had an Allrun script.
To find out how to make your own solvers/utilities you can see the source code and copy/edit their solvers to see what happens, and there's material around to study from aswell: http://www.tfd.chalmers.se/~hani/kurser/OS_CFD_2014/
|October 1, 2014, 07:55||
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http://www.dicat.unige.it/guerrero/openfoam.html is free online course
there is a new book on OpenFOAM http://www.sourceflux.de/book/ by some authors with great OF-reputation.
There are online courses (not free of charge)
C++ applied to OpenFOAM online course
Duration:20 hours, ONLINE
Max time:4 weeks
You can ask the trainers on specific questions
OpenFOAM online course
Duration:50 hours, ONLINE
start date:26/09/2014 (ask the trainers when the next course will start)
Max time:2 months
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