Basic OpenFOAM Application Training Course


Description

  • About OpenFOAM software
  • Background in the use of Linux/UNIX
  • Overview of incompressible solvers
  • Overview of compressible solvers
  • Overview of multi-phase: Volume of Fluid (VOF)
  • Overview of multi-phase: discrete phase (Lagrangian)
  • Overview of snappyHexMesh
  • OpenFOAM applications
  • Meshing

                 – Usage of blockMesh and snappyHexMesh
                 – How to mesh multi zones: Fan and Heat Exchangers
                 – Meshing in parallel

  • OpenFOAM solver

                 –compressible, incompressible and multi-phases
                 – Porous Media for Heat exchangers and MRF for fan models
                 – Field initialization and boundary conditions
                 – Best practice for selecting models and setting parameters
                 – Solution monitoring and control
                 – Running in parallel, steady state and transient

  • Post-processing tools

                 – Overview of paraview and paraFoam
                 – Exporting results to third party visualization software
                 – Reviewing OpenFOAM utilities

                 – Usage of blockMesh and snappyHexMesh
                 – How to mesh multi zones: Fan and Heat Exchangers
                 – Meshing in parallel

  • OpenFOAM solver

                –compressible, incompressible and multi-phases
                – Porous Media for Heat exchangers and MRF for fan models
                – Field initialization and boundary conditions
                – Best practice for selecting models and setting parameters
                – Solution monitoring and control
                – Running in parallel, steady state and transient

  •  Post-processing tools

                – Overview of paraview and paraFoam
                – Exporting results to third party visualization software
                – Reviewing OpenFOAM utilities

Audience

CFD Engineers / Managers / Analysts

Objectives

This class is intended for any engineer who is involved or interested in modeling industrial applications using OpenFOAM.
Prior experience with a CFD tool is recommended but not required. This training course will also help users who are new to OpenFOAM to refine their skills.

Prerequisites

Prior experience with a CFD tool is recommended but not required. Also please note that the 'Basic OpenFOAM Application Training Course' is a prerequisite for the following courses:

  • OpenFOAM CFD Exterior Aero
  • OpenFOAM CFD Climate
  • OpenFOAM CFD Cooling

Course fees: $1,800 for 2 days session

 

Course content

See above in course description.

 
Trade: 
CFD
 
Reference: 
CFD-OPE-B
 
Level: 
Basic
 
Duration: 
2 Days
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