Spoken Tutorials


The Spoken Tutorial project is about teaching and learning a particular Free and Open Source Software via an easy video tool. It is a screencast of approximately 10 mintutes with running commentary, a recording of computer session created for self learning.

FOSSEE CFD team has created a series of Spoken Tutorials on OpenFOAM which contains tutorials on solving cases using different OpenFOAM solvers. The series also contains tutorials on meshing using other Open Source Software like GMsh and Salome. It also contains tutorials on PyFoam.

Prerequisites for OpenFOAM Spoken Tutorials:

  1. User should have basic knowledge of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD). You can view courses on CFD on NPTEL website here.
  2. User should have basic knowledge of Linux Terminal Commands, as OpenFOAM is accessed through terminal. Click here to go through basic Linux Commands for OpenFOAM. You can also go through Linux Spoken Tutorials here.

To install OpenFOAM

  1. For Ubuntu Linux Operating Systems 14.04 onwards the Installation manual is available on the following link.
  2. For Windows operating system, a virtual box containing Ubuntu OS can be used.

While watching the Spoken Tutorials, you need to refer to the Instruction Sheet in parallel.

Click here to access the OpenFOAM Spoken Tutorials.

Spoken Tutorials on OpenFOAM

Using these Spoken Tutorials, one can conduct SELF (Spoken Tutorial based Education and Learning through Free FOSS study) workshops. Click here to know more about SELF workshops, salient features and benefits.

The Spoken Tutorial project is an initiative of the "Talk to a Teacher" project under the National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology, launched by MHRD, Govt of India.