Contents

Contents

1 Introduction
 1.1 Getting started
  1.1.1 Note for Windows Users
2 Incompressible flow
 2.1 Lid-driven cavity flow
  2.1.1 Pre-processing
  2.1.2 Viewing the mesh
  2.1.3 Running an application
  2.1.4 Post-processing
  2.1.5 Increasing the mesh resolution
  2.1.6 Introducing mesh grading
  2.1.7 Increasing the Reynolds number
  2.1.8 High Reynolds number flow
  2.1.9 Changing the case geometry
  2.1.10 Post-processing the modified geometry
 2.2 Flow around a cylinder
  2.2.1 Problem specification
  2.2.2 Note on potentialFoam
  2.2.3 Mesh generation
  2.2.4 Boundary conditions and initial fields
  2.2.5 Running the case
 2.3 Magnetohydrodynamic flow of a liquid
  2.3.1 Problem specification
  2.3.2 Mesh generation
  2.3.3 Running the case
3 Compressible flow
 3.1 Steady turbulent flow over a backward-facing step
  3.1.1 Problem specification
  3.1.2 Mesh generation
  3.1.3 Boundary conditions and initial fields
  3.1.4 Case control
  3.1.5 Running the case and post-processing
 3.2 Supersonic flow over a forward-facing step
  3.2.1 Problem specification
  3.2.2 Mesh generation
  3.2.3 Running the case
  3.2.4 Exercise
 3.3 Decompression of a tank internally pressurised with water
  3.3.1 Problem specification
  3.3.2 Mesh Generation
  3.3.3 Preparing the Run
  3.3.4 Running the case
  3.3.5 Improving the solution by refining the mesh
4 Multiphase flow
 4.1 Breaking of a dam
  4.1.1 Problem specification
  4.1.2 Mesh generation
  4.1.3 Boundary conditions
  4.1.4 Setting initial field
  4.1.5 Fluid properties
  4.1.6 Turbulence modelling
  4.1.7 Time step control
  4.1.8 Discretisation schemes
  4.1.9 Linear-solver control
  4.1.10 Running the code
  4.1.11 Post-processing
  4.1.12 Running in parallel
  4.1.13 Post-processing a case run in parallel
5 Stress analysis
 5.1 Stress analysis of a plate with a hole
  5.1.1 Problem specification
  5.1.2 Mesh generation
  5.1.3 Running the code
  5.1.4 Post-processing
  5.1.5 Exercises