Submission Guidelines



  1. Prepare a 1-page abstract describing the CFD problem statement in PDF format.
  2. Make sure your proposal is not in the list under Completed Case Studies and Case Studies in Progress.
  3. To view a sample abstract, click here.

Case Study Project Directory

Prepare a Case Study Project Directory in a .zip, .tar or .gz folder. The directory should contain:

  1. Mesh file that can be imported from CFD software like ANSYS/GMsh/Salome or created using OpenFOAM utilities.
  2. Simulated case directories using OpenFOAM 4.0/4.1/5.0/6.0/7.0 or foam-extend 3.1/4.0/4.1.
  3. Contours, plots and data files post-processed using ParaView and/or Python scripts.
  4. Minimum 3 page report of Case Study Project in PDF format specifying software details and dependencies on other codes/functions (if any). For report format please refer to Report Template and Guidelines. The editable templates (Microsoft Word & LaTeX) can be found here.

The completed Case Study Project will be evaluated on:

  1. Complexity of the Project
  2. Validated results using other sources/references
  3. Quality of the report

Please refer to the Honorarium section to know more on how a Case Study Project is evaluated.