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Introduction to OpenFOAM and its use on CSC's computing platforms
Date: 12.06.2019 8:30 - 13.06.2019 17:00
Location details: The event is organised at the CSC Training Facilities located in the premises of CSC at Keilaranta 14, Espoo, Finland. The best way to reach us is by public transportation; more detailed travel tips are available.
Language: english-language
lecturers: Esko Järvinen
  • 60 for-finnish-academics
  • 280 for-others
The fee covers all materials, lunches as well as morning and afternoon coffees.
Maximum number of participants is 12. The seats are filled in the registration order. If a cancellation is received five (5) business days or more prior to the course, the course fee will be refunded with the exception of a handling fee of 10 €. For no-shows and cancellations after the cut of date no refunds will be made. Registration can be transferred to someone else from the same organization without additional charge.

Payment can be made with electronic invoicing, credit card, or direct bank transfer. Note that for electronic invoicing you need the operator and e-invoicing address (OVT code) of your organization. Please also note that invoice reference is needed for electronic invoicing in your organization, so please have this available when registering.
Additional Information

The course is intended for those with no previous knowledge of OpenFOAM and its use on high performance computing (HPC) clusters. Because of short length of the course, only a general overview of OpenFOAM and its basic functions are given.  Exercise session comprising step-by-step guided hands-on sessions will cover basic CFD modelling stages carried out with OpenFOAM, including implementation of own coding, and parallel processing on a HPC platform in batch mode. Course materials consist of copies of the presentation slides and tutorial material.

At the end of the course, participants have got a feel to a new software, are able to carry on with it more independently, and are familiar with OpenFOAM use on HPC platform.

  •  Introduction to OpenFOAM; code structure and way of running it. Basics about linux operating system and C++. How to examine the code implementation.
  • Depending trainees familiarity with linux operating environment, three or four hands-on tutorials; use of the tutorial case, mesh generation tools, pre- and postprocessing using Paraview, source code modifications and compiling, parallel processing on high performance platforms.