What is OpenFOAM and CFD?

OpenFOAM (Open source Field Operation And Manipulation) is a free/libre and open source toolbox which is used in academia and industry to solve continuum mechanics problems, including Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD). CFD is a branch of fluid mechanics that uses numerical analysis and data structures to solve and analyse problems that involve fluid flow

You can learn OpenFOAM through Spoken Tutorials.

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  • No license cost
  • Flexible: Code customisation according to the problem
  • Fully MPI parallelised which supports High Performance Computing
  • Huge Solver Database
  • Imports Mesh from other CFD software
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