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What is OpenFOAM?

  • OpenFOAM is the world leading open-source tool for Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • It is designed as an easily extend-able package of functions for numerical simulations, based on Finite Volume Method
  • The code is distributed under GNU General Public License
  • OpenFOAM is a free, open source CFD software package developed by OpenCFD Ltd at ESI Group and distributed by the OpenFOAM Foundation. 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.,
  • http://www.openfoam.com/