3rd German OpenFoam User meetiNg - GOFUN - 2019

27./28. February 2019 , Braunschweig (Germany)

Location: Haus der Wissenschaften (HdW), Braunschweig, Germany

The organizers
would like to invite you to the 3rd GOFUN in Brunswick. The intent of the meeting is to provide an helpful opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with OpenFOAM experts and users. It is an opportunity to discuss and exchange ideas, future aspects and problems using OpenFOAM between users from Germany and abroard. The GOFUN reports new discoveries and developments in the fundamental and applied application of OpenFOAM with a mix of researchers and industrial speakers from a large variety.



Final Program

Conference Day, Wednesday 27. February 2019

10:30 Registration (HdW, Veolia/Weitblick)
11:00 Opening Remarks
11:05 Session I

  • Adjoint CFD for Rapid Design Optimisation
    Thomas Schumacher (engys))
  • Application of OpenSource CAE Software for efficient heat transfer simulation
    Johann Turnow (silentdynamics)
  • VirtualBatteryFoam: A multi-physics solver to simulate aluminium electrolysis
    Uwe Janoske (Univ. Wuppertal)
12:45 Lunch (Mensa, not incl.
13:35 Session II

  • Reduced Order Modeling with OpenFOAM using intrusive & non-intrusive methods
    Giovanni Stabile (SISSA, Trieste)
  • Interactive Aerodynamic Design via Reduced Order Modeling
    Markus Mrosek (VW Research)
  • A non-intrusive approach to the Proper Generalised Decomposition
    Vasileios Tsiolakis (VW Research)
14:50 Coffee Break
15:10 Session III

  • tba.
    Charles Mockett (Upstream CFD GmbH)
  • Experimental and numerical investigations of the flow past a cylinder
    Ivan Shevchuk (Tutech Innovation)
  • CFD of high speed marine vessels
    Hannes Kröger (silentdynamics)
16:25 Coffee Break
16:40 Session IV

  • The latest meshing development in OpenFOAM
    Sebastian Vilfayeaum (ESI)
  • Modelling of solid propellant burning procedure in inflator relevant applications
    Tilo Laufer (Joyson Safety Systems)
  • The MantiumChallenge - A virtual race car championship using OpenFOAM
    Andre Zimmer (mantium CAE)
17:55 Closing
18:30  Social Event (local pub)


Community Day, February 28. February 2019

09:00am Welcome,  TU-Informatik-Zentrum
09:30-11:00am Tutorials I

  • Heat transfer simulation using OpenFOAM
    Johann Turnow (silentdynamics) 
    Room M812
  • Particle simulation with OpenFOAM
    Robert Kasper (Univ. of Rostock) 
    Room M826
11:30am - 01:00pm Tutorial II

  • Automatization of workflow processes in OpenFOAM
    Hannes Kröger (silentdynamics) Room M812
  • Linear solvers & preconditioners
    Thorsten Grahs (TU Braunschweig)  Room M826
01:00pm - Closing 

Registration open until 22.02.2019

Click here to register

Hope to see you at the GOFUN!
Due to our sponsors, the conference is free of charge.



List of talks from GOFUN 2018
List of talks from GOFUN 2017
List of talks from NOFUN 2016