Training Schedule

A central component of the OpenFOAM Workskop is training provided by experts within the community.

Currently, the following 90 minute training sessions have been confirmed (final titles may change):

  • Basic and advanced training for swak4Foam and PyFoam, by Bernhard Gschaider, HFD Research
  • The CLI & run-time post-processing in OpenFOAM, by Gavin Tabor, University of Exeter
  • Using Blender to visualise OpenFOAM cases, by Kevin Nolan, University College Dublin
  • Flexible & efficient multiphysics simulations with the coupling library preCICE, by Gerasimos Chourdakis, Technical University of Munich
  • An introduction to process automation and multi-physics simulation with HELYX, by Paolo Geremia, Engys
  • Basic and advanced training on using ParaView to visualise OpenFOAM cases, by Kitware
  • How to run your first simulation in OpenFOAM and run it also with snappyHexMesh, by Jozsef Nagy, eulerian-solutions e.U.
  • Introduction to cloud-based simulation with SimScale, by Jousef Murad, SimScale
  • Rotating Machinery, by Håkan Nilsson, Chalmers University of Technology
  • Performing optimisation using Dakota and OpenFOAM, by Joel Guerrero, University of Genoa, and Wolf Dynamics 
  • Finite volume discretisation, by Hrvoje Jasak, Wikki Ltd, and University of Cambridge
  • How to add a transport equation to scalarTransportFoam, by Henrik Rusche, Wikki GmbH
  • Using OpenFOAM to design extrusion dies for thermoplastic profiles, by João Miguel Nóbrega, University of Minho
  • Meshing best practices for OpenFOAM with Pointwise, by Chris Sideroff, Applied CCM Canada
  • blastFoam: a solver for highly compressible, multi-phase reacting flows, including high-explosive detonation, by Jeff Heylmun, Synthetik Applied Technologies

If you are interested in delivering a 90 minute training, please contact philip.cardiff@ucd.ie.