OpenFOAM®: open source CFD

About OpenFOAM

OpenFOAM is a free, open source CFD software package released free and open-source under the GNU General Public License. It has a large user base across most areas of engineering and science, from both commercial and academic organisations. OpenFOAM has an extensive range of features to solve anything from complex fluid flows involving chemical reactions, turbulence and heat transfer, to solid dynamics and electromagnetics. More ...

OpenFOAM Directory Structure

OpenFOAM comprises four main directories:

  • src: the core OpenFOAM libraries
  • applications: solvers and utilities
  • tutorials: test-cases that demonstrate a wide-range of OpenFOAM functionality
  • doc: documentation

Using OpenFOAM



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