OpenFOAM® general programming

Date: Wednesday 21 March 2018 to Wednesday 21 March 2018

Location : von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Waterloosesteenweg 72, B-1640 Sint-Genesius-Rode
Contact : Lilla Koloszar, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Phone +32(0)23599860



The programing course shows the how-to for the most common programming issues in OpenFoam® covering the implementation of new solver, adding own boundary conditions, modifying turbulence models and defining user-specific utilities. During these programing experiences the participants will get familiar with the highly templated language of OpenFoam®, with the difference of static and dynamic linking.

Basic knowledge of setting up and running OpenFoam® cases is requested in order to be able to follow the course efficiently!

During the coffee breaks and lunch breaks the participants will have the chance to meet each other and the instructors and discuss their interest regarding CFD, OpenFOAM and coding in it.



21 March 2018

  • 08:30 Registration
  • 09:00 Implementation of new boundary condition
  • 10:15 Coffee break
  • 10:45 Tutorial on development of a new solver
  • 12:15 Lunch break
  • 13:30 Adding new turbulence model
  • 15:00 Coffee break
  • 15:30 Tutorial on coding a new post-processing utility
  • 17:00 End

Participation Fees and Registration



Early bird registration, before 15 February: Academy and non-academy – 400 €

Registration after 15 February:
Academy – 500 €
Non-academy – 600 €

The price includes the course material, lunches and coffee breaks.
Cancellation fee: 30% till 1 week before, 50% later on.

NOTE: No additional material or equipment is needed for the course. The participants will receive the course note as well as have the possibility to use the workstations in the classroom. Please note, that the number of participants is limited to 10!

For further information please contact:
Lilla Koloszar
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


OPENFOAM® is a registered trade mark of OpenCFD Limited, producer and distributor of the OpenFOAM software.


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