Course Description

A Beginner's Guide to simulating with OpenFOAM

OpenFOAM is a powerful computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software package that enables users to simulate fluid flow and heat transfer phenomena. This beginner's guide is designed to introduce you to the basics of simulating with OpenFOAM, providing you with a solid foundation to start your journey in computational fluid dynamics.

Through this course, you will learn how to set up and run simulations using OpenFOAM, understand the fundamentals of meshing, boundary conditions, solvers, and post-processing techniques. Whether you are a student, researcher, or professional looking to enhance your skills in CFD, this course will equip you with the knowledge and tools needed to perform simulations effectively.

Key topics covered in this course include:

  • Introduction to computational fluid dynamics and OpenFOAM
  • Setting up simulation cases
  • Understanding meshing techniques
  • Defining boundary conditions and material properties
  • Running simulations with different solvers
  • Post-processing simulation results

By the end of this course, you will have the skills to create and analyze your own CFD simulations using OpenFOAM. Whether you are interested in aerodynamics, heat transfer, or fluid-structure interaction, this course will