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User Guide

General information about running OpenFOAM, compilation, solvers, models, mesh generation and post-processing.

Online User Guide

User Guide - PDF

Download the latest PDF version of the User Guide, also supplied with the OpenFOAM installation.

PDF User Guide

User Guide - Chinese

《用户指南》目前已经更新到3.0.1。

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User Guide - Japanese

ユーザーガイドの日本語訳があります。最新版はversion 2.2.0です。

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OpenFOAM Training

CFD Training based on features that accelerate learning, from CFD Direct.

Essential CFD

The Essential introduction to modern open source CFD, powered by OpenFOAM.  An accelerated learning experience, enabling you to carry out successful CFD with confidence.

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Applied CFD

The application of CFD to complex cases, unlocking OpenFOAM’s extensive functionality. Training the processes to build simulations in small steps, to deliver reliable solutions.

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Programming CFD

OpenFOAM programming that utilizes the unlimited flexibility of open source software. Developing maintainable CFD tools using OpenFOAM coding standards with C++.

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C++ Source Guide

The C++ Source Guide, generated by Doxygen has links to source code, inheritance and collaboration diagrams, and more.

Go To Guide

More Free Documentation

Further documentation available from the free documentation resource at CFD Direct.

Tensor Mathematics

An article providing information on tensor mathematics, relevant to fluid dynamics and CFD.

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OpenFOAM Linux Guide

Guide providing information and example terminal commands for Linux, relevant to users of OpenFOAM.

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Energy Equation in OpenFOAM

Article providing information on the equation describing conservation of energy relevant to fluid dynamics and CFD.

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