OpenFOAM Thermal Engineering, 18./19.06.2019

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  • Introduction into thermal simulationvolume_rend
  • Theoretical background regarding numerical simulation for heat transfer
  • Tutorial cases & solvers in OpenFOAM regarding
    • heat conduction
    • heat radiation
    • natural/forced convection
    • heat transfer in porous media


  • Detailed realisation of test cases by example
  • Identification and definition of thermophysical properties for different fluids in OpenFOAM
  • Suitable meshing guidelines for heat transfer
  • Solver and parameter selection/control
  • Creation and conduction of user defined cases covering several topics in heat transfer
  • Best Practice Guidelines
  • Interpretation of the results

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