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OpenFOAM

swMATH ID: 4317
Software Authors: OpenCFD Ltd (ESI Group)
Description: The OpenFOAM® (Open Field Operation and Manipulation) CFD Toolbox is a free, open source CFD software package produced by OpenCFD Ltd. It has a large user base across most areas of engineering and science, from both commercial and academic organisations. OpenFOAM has an extensive range of features to solve anything from complex fluid flows involving chemical reactions, turbulence and heat transfer, to solid dynamics and electromagnetics. It includes tools for meshing, notably snappyHexMesh, a parallelised mesher for complex CAD geometries, and for pre- and post-processing. Almost everything (including meshing, and pre- and post-processing) runs in parallel as standard, enabling users to take full advantage of computer hardware at their disposal. By being open, OpenFOAM offers users complete freedom to customise and extend its existing functionality, either by themselves or through support from OpenCFD. It follows a highly modular code design in which collections of functionality (e.g. numerical methods, meshing, physical models, …) are each compiled into their own shared library. Executable applications are then created that are simply linked to the library functionality. OpenFOAM includes over 80 solver applications that simulate specific problems in engineering mechanics and over 170 utility applications that perform pre- and post-processing tasks, e.g. meshing, data visualisation, etc.
Homepage: http://www.openfoam.com/
Keywords: CFD Toolbox; Computational Fluid Dynamics; CFD
Related Software: FLUENT; Matlab; ANSYS-CFX; Spalart-Allmaras; GitHub; FEATFLOW; PETSc; Gmsh; FEniCS; InterFOAM; Gerris; ANSYS; dsmcFoam; COMSOL; deal.ii; SU2; STAR-CCM+; ParaView; METIS; LIGGGHTS
Cited in: 554 Publications
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9 Nigro, Norberto M.
7 Rozza, Gianluigi
7 Tuković, Željko
6 Aguerre, Horacio J.
6 Bothe, Dieter
6 Damián, Santiago Márquez
6 Vuorinen, Ville Anton
5 Marschall, Holger
5 Roohi, Ehsan
4 Devaud, Cécile B.
4 Duraisamy, Karthik
4 Frederix, Edo M. A.
4 Geurts, Bernard J.
4 Guardone, Alberto
4 Kassiotis, Christophe
4 Lucchini, Tommaso
4 Meldi, Marcello
4 Pan, Shaowu
4 Peitz, Sebastian
4 Piscaglia, Federico
4 Weller, Hilary
4 Wu, Jiming
4 Xiao, Heng
4 Zagumennyĭ, Ya. V.
4 Zhou, Yanhui
3 Bensow, Rickard E.
3 Bertrand, François
3 Blais, Bruno
3 Brambilla, Paola
3 Chashechkin, Yu. D.
3 Chen, Goong
3 D’Errico, Gianluca
3 Egorov, Andrey G.
3 Ferrand, Martin
3 Fuhrman, David R.
3 Gao, Han
3 Geier, Martin
3 Gimenez, Juan Marcelo
3 Heinz, Stefan
3 Huerta, Antonio
3 Ibrahimbegović, Adnan
3 Idelsohn, Sergio Rodolfo
3 Kaario, Ossi
3 Karbasian, Hamid R.
3 Maki, Kevin J.
3 Mangani, Luca
3 Marić, Tomislav
3 Matthies, Hermann Georg
3 Montorfano, Andrea
3 Nandakumar, Krishnaswamy
3 Naumann, Uwe
3 Nuriev, Artem N.
3 Ohl, Claus-Dieter
3 Olshanskii, Maxim A.
3 Onorati, Angelo
3 Othmer, Carsten
3 Paterson, Eric G.
3 Quaini, Annalisa
3 Rauter, Matthias
3 Řezníček, Hynek
3 Salehi, Mohammad Mahdi
3 Schwarze, Rüdiger
3 Soulaine, Cyprien
3 Tabor, G. R.
3 Tian, Xinliang
3 Towara, Markus
3 Vukčević, Vuko
3 Wang, Jianxun
3 Xiao, Feng
3 Xie, Bin
3 Xie, Zhengtong
3 Yang, Jianmin
3 Zhao, Jidong
2 Aithal, S. M.
2 Alekseev, Aleksey K.
2 Aljohani, Talal A.
2 Antaki, James F.
2 Bai, Xue-Song
2 Benoit, Michel
2 Bogaers, A. E. J.
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2 Buffo, Antonio
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2 Darwish, M. S.
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3 International Journal of Computer Mathematics
3 Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements
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3 Communications in Computational Physics
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2 Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics
2 Notices of the American Mathematical Society
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2 International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics
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