What is OpenFOAM?

OpenFOAM is a free, open source CFD software package developed by ESI-OpenCFD and other participants in the global OpenFOAM community. It has a large user base in most areas of engineering and science, from both commercial and academic institutions. OpenFOAM has a range of features to tackle everything from complex fluid flows involving chemical reactions, turbulence and heat transfer, to solid and electromagnetic dynamics.

By opening, OpenFOAM gives users complete freedom to customize and extend their existing functionality, or through support from ESI-OpenCFD.