15th December 2015

OpenFOAM 3.0.1 Released

The OpenFOAM Foundation is pleased to announce the release of version 3.0.1 of the OpenFOAM open source CFD toolbox. Version 3.0.1 is a patch release of version 3.0.0 with approximately 50 code commits that fix critical bugs, improve usability and consistency in the code. As a patch release, we strongly recommend users of v3.0.0 upgrade to this version; users of the Ubuntu pack (openfoam30) will receive 3.0.1 as part of a system upgrade, e.g. with “apt-get upgrade”.

OpenFOAM v3.0.1 is distributed under the General Public Licence by the OpenFOAM Foundation as:

Key changes from 3.0.0 to 3.0.1 are listed below. See the version 3.0.0 release announcement for information about the new features in the 3.0 series of OpenFOAM software.

Turbulence Modelling

  • wallShearStress: works with any turbulence simulation type, resolved report 1939 » more » and further commits » more » which modifies instantiation of single-phase turbulence models

Multiphase, Reacting Flows

Thermal Flows


Boundary conditions


  • foamNewBC, foamNewApp: scripts to create template code for a boundary condition » more » and application » more »

OpenFOAM v3.0.1 was produced by:

  • Architect/Lead: Henry Weller
  • Management: Henry Weller, Chris Greenshields
  • Maintenance/Testing/Contributions: Henry Weller, Bruno Santos, Chris Greenshields
  • Other Contributions: Daniel Jasinski, Hassan Kassem, Alexey Matveichev, Timo Niemi, Juho Peltola, Timm Severin, Richard Jones, Mattijs Janssens

Thanks to the OpenFOAM enthusiasts who have contributed to a better code through the bug reporting system.

To download OpenFOAM 3.0.1, click here.