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Official OpenFOAM Documentation

The original online documentation of OpenFOAM can be found here:

Link: OpenFOAM Official Website

OpenFOAM wikis and forums

Here is a list of other Wikis and Forums dealing with OpenFOAM:


there are OF-Tutorials in the Web MSc/PhD course in CFD with OpenSource software

A good start is Basic_Training

Advanced Training

CFD Simulation using OpenFOAM and Salome in CAELinux 2011


This tutorial shows how to use Salome & OpenFOAM to:

  1. create the 3D CAD geometry of a Y-shaped pipe in Salome
  2. generate a free tetrahedral mesh for the CFD analysis in Salome
  3. create an OpenFOAM simulation case and import the mesh from UNV file
  4. model the steady state incompressible fluid flow in the pipe
  5. visualize the results in Paraview

Geometry (based on a previous version of Salome)

PipeGeom2007 on the web or Download PipeGeom.swf

Meshing in Salome (based on a previous version of Salome)

PipeMesh2007 or Download PipeMesh.swf

Salome file with geometry and mesh


CFD analysis in OpenFOAM (CAELinux 2011 only)

Video Tutorial on Youtube or Download PipeOpenFOAM.m4v

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