About the course

During this 2-day training, the participants will be introduced to the open-source CFD technology OpenFOAM® using HELYX-OS. The most commonly used CFD solver capabilities of OpenFOAM® will be explored, combined with an in-depth look in the structure of the Computational Fluid Dynamics Library, which forms the base of all OpenFOAM® fluid flow solvers. The open-source native GUI HELYX-OS, developed by Engys Ltd. will be used extensively. 
The participants will be introduced to fluid dynamics and corresponding CFD methods and solvers that are available in OpenFOAM®. The front-end software package HELYX-OS will be introduced and extensively used to model and analyze industrial case studies in different fields such as incompressible/compressible flows, heat transfer and multiphase flows. The training course material has been developed by Engys Ltd. (the developers of HELYX-OS) and will be presented by one of the DRG consultants who actively uses OpenFOAM® and HELYX-OS within their project work.


    2-day course


    Course Objective

    “Learn to use OpenFOAM and HELYX-OS for projects

    Program & Details


    • Getting started and become familiar with the OpenFOAM® framework, commonly used solvers and relevant industrial examples.
    • Learn to use the open-source Graphical User Interface HELYX-OS as the native front-end for OpenFOAM®.

    Intended for

    • The training course is intended for engineers involved in fluid flows and heat transfer problems in industry that are considering or using OpenFOAM®.

    Prerequisites and level

    • Basic theoretical background on flow and heat transfer mechanisms is preferable.

    • Not sure? Please contact us.

    Selected course format


    Price on request
    • Face-to-face with instructors
    • On-site or in Rijswijk
    • Printed course materials
    • Lunch included
    • For teams

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