OpenFOAM® Community Projects

OpenFOAM®  Community Projects

OpenCFD currently coordinates and plans several Community Contribution projects. Please contact us if you would like to contribute to any of these as a funder, developer or tester.

Contributors agree to the distribution of their contributions under the GNU GPLv3 licence. Copyright may be retained by the contributor. If desired and permissible in your region, the copyright can also be transferred to OpenCFD. All contributions will be properly attributed.

OpenFOAM for Windows and Mac (2015-2017)

OpenFOAM for Windows and Mac uses Docker container technology (see https://www.docker.com) and a lightweight virtual box to provide user and developer environments in Windows and Mac. Please contact OpenCFD using the keyword ‘OpenFOAM Docker’

OverFOAM (2016-2017)

OpenFOAM developments using overset meshes (2016). This project is actively progressing and additional partners are welcome. Please contact OpenCFD using the keyword ‘OverFOAM’

OpenFOAM Documentation (2016-)

General enhancements to the documentation of OpenFOAM, Please contact OpenCFD using the keywords ‘OpenFOAM Documentation’

OpenFOAM Adjoint Optimisation (2017-)

Optimisation using continuous adjoint methods, Please contact OpenCFD using the keywords ‘Adjoint’

OpenFOAM Meshing

General enhancements to snappyHexMesh and foamyHexMesh. Please contact OpenCFD using the keywords ‘OpenFOAM Meshing’

OpenFOAM Conjugate Heat Transfer

General enhancements and rationalisation of the OpenFOAM user environment for heat transfer applications, and CHT in particular. Please contact OpenCFD using the keywords ‘OpenFOAM Heat Transfer’

Massively Parallel HPC Scalability

Continuously improving HPC scalability for message passing and parallel I/O. Please contact OpenCFD using the keywords ‘OpenFOAM HPC’

Coupled Solver

Aimed at high speed flows, combustion, aerodynamics and buoyant flows. Please contact OpenCFD using the keywords ‘OpenFOAM Coupled Solver’

Immersed Boundary Methods

Approximate geometric representations using immersed boundaries, static and dynamic. Please contact OpenCFD using the keywords ‘OpenFOAM Immersed Boundary’