OpenFOAM README for version 1.7.1
OpenFOAM is a free, open source computational fluid dynamcis (CFD) software package produced by a commercial company, OpenCFD Ltd. It has a large user base across most areas of engineering and science, from both commercial and academic organisations. OpenFOAM has an extensive range of features to solve anything from complex fluid flows involving chemical reactions, turbulence and heat transfer, to solid dynamics and electromagnetics.
OpenFOAM is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the
terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software
Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later
version. See the file
COPYING in this directory or
http://www.gnu.org/licenses/, for a description of the GNU General Public
License terms under which you can copy the files.
Download and installation instructions
- To install the Ubuntu/Debian (.deb) pack, see http://www.OpenFOAM.com/download/ubuntu.php
- To install the source (.gtgz) pack, see http://www.OpenFOAM.com/download/source.php
- To install from the Git repository, see http://www.OpenFOAM.com/download/git.php