OpenFOAM® is a widely-used open-source code and a powerful framework for solving a variety of problems mainly in the field of CFD. The five-day workshop gives an introduction to OpenFOAM® applied on CFD phenomena and is intended for beginners as well as for people with CFD background knowledge. The user will learn about case setup, meshing tools like snappyHexMesh and cfMesh. Available OpenFOAM® utilities and additional libraries like swak4Foam, that can be used for pre- and postprocessing tasks, are further aspects of this course. Additionally, basic solvers and major aspects of code structure are highlighted. Lectures and hands-on sessions with typical CFD examples will guide through this course including first steps in own coding.
HLRS, University of Stuttgart Nobelstraße 19 70569 Stuttgart, Germany Room 0.439 / Rühle Saal Location and nearby accommodations
Sep 18, 2023
Sep 22, 2023
Computational Fluid Dynamics
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To take full advantage of the course offering it would be advisable to have a standing knowledge of using Linux, as it is used for all exercises. Basics in programming will be required for some of the exercises as well as some insights into CFD theory (see e.g. the recording and material of the 2020 CFD course; password required, please refer to howto Self-study-materials & Terms and Conditions of Use).
Community level: 33 hours
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Dr.-Ing. Andreas Ruopp (HLRS), Dipl.-Ing. Daniel Harlacher (ZIMT, Uni. Siegen), Dr.-Ing. Thorsten Zirwes, M.Sc. Elisabeth Beer (Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Regensburg, co-author only).
After this course, participants will:
All times are in the Central European Time zone (Berlin).
The preliminary course outline can be found here (PDF).
Each participant will get a paper copy of all slides. The course language is German. The slides are in English.
Besides the content of the training itself, another important aspect of this event is the scientific exchange among the participants. We try to facilitate such communication by
By registering you agree to adhere to the COVID-19 regulations of the University of Stuttgart that are in effect at the time of the course. For more information, see the COVID-19 informations and the Hygiene Concept of the University of Stuttgart.
We recommend to choose travel options and hotels with the possibility to cancel (even close to the event) because we might be forced to deliver the course as an online course.
Register via the button at the top of this page. We encourage you to register to the waiting list if the course is full. Places might become available.
Registration closes on September 1, 2023.
Link to the EU and EU-associated (Horizon Europe), and PRACE countries.
Our course fees include coffee breaks (in classroom courses only).
Dr. Khatuna Kakhiani phone 0711 685 65796, kakhiani(at)hlrs.de Dr.-Ing. Andreas Ruopp phone 0711 685 87259, email@example.com
HLRS is part of the Gauss Centre for Supercomputing (GCS), together with JSC in Jülich and LRZ in Garching near Munich. EuroCC@GCS is the German National Competence Centre (NCC) for High-Performance Computing. HLRS is also a member of the Baden-Württemberg initiative bwHPC.
This course is provided within the framework of the bwHPC training program.
See the training overview and the Supercomputing Academy pages.
July 21, 2023
October 20, 2023
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High-Performance Computing Center Stuttgart
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A member of the Gauss Centre for Supercomputing, HLRS is one of three German national centers for high-performance computing.
HLRS is a central unit of the University of Stuttgart.