3 ways to run tutorials in OpenFOAM

Tutorial Requirements

Tutorials – The starting point of almost every simulation

Tutorials are an interactive way of transferring knowledge. They are a kind of recipes which provide you with the necessary steps to complete a particular task. The maintainers of OpenFOAM, OpenFOAM+, and FOAM-extend deliver an extensive collection of tutorials together with the library. For OpenFOAM users, the supplied case setups are the most useful information provided for free. Reading this post to the end will enable you to run all these tutorials avoiding numerous pitfalls.

Tutorials are essential because to start your project in most cases you will:

  1. Select a solver implementing all necessary physics
  2. Check the available tutorials for the solver
  3. Copy, rename and modify the most similar tutorial
  4. Test and run your simulation

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