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Old   December 30, 2010, 12:16
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Hi everybody.........

i'm just a new user of openfoam. i've installed OF1.5 in windows. can anybody give me a basic tutorial to use openfoam. Thank you........


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Old   December 30, 2010, 12:38
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Hi,

You may go through the user guide first. Its the best place to start.

Also its advisable to install OF on a linux distribution for maximum convenience of use.

And finally get the latest version of OF i.e 1.7.1 There have been numerous developments in the code since OF-1.5
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Thank u for your kind reply i'll try it in linux.....................
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Hi,

you might want to go through
http://web.student.chalmers.se/groups/ofw5/Program.htm =>Basic Training Tutorials (gettingStarted.pdf, ofAppsLucchini.pdf runningTutorialsLucchini.pdf runningInParallelLucchini.pdf
ofPostProcessingLucchini.pdf etc.)
=>Basic Training http://web.student.chalmers.se/group...ingStarted.pdf
or http://www.openfoamworkshop.org/2009/4th_Workshop/ =>Basic training

very good "made by Håkan Nilsson" "PhD course in CFD with OpenSource software" 2007-2010
http://www.tfd.chalmers.se/~hani/kurser/OS_CFD_2010/

the stuff from Open Source CFD International Conferences might show areas where OF has been used
http://www.opensourcecfd.com/confere...id=3&Itemid=30

Hrv Jasak list of PHD made in the context of OpenFoam is interesting as well
http://powerlab.fsb.hr/ped/kturbo/OpenFOAM/docs/
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