OpenFOAM on WestGrid Systems

Introduction

OpenFOAM is a toolkit for creation of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) applications.  It includes solver libraries and pre- and post-processing utilities.

Like other jobs on WestGrid systems, OpenFOAM jobs are run by submitting an appropriate script for batch scheduling using the qsub command. See documentation on running batch jobs for more information.

Running OpenFOAM on Bugaboo

To set up the environment for using OpenFOAM on Bugaboo, load the openfoam module:

module load openfoam

Running OpenFOAM on Hermes/Nestor

To set up the environment for using OpenFOAM on Hermes/Nestor, load the openfoam module for the default version:

module load openfoam

Alternatively you can use module avail to find the names of version-specific modules, such as:

module load openfoam/2.1.1

Running OpenFOAM on Jasper

To set up the environment for using OpenFOAM on Jasper, use:

module load application/OpenFOAM/2.1.1
source $OPENFOAM_SETUP

 


Updated 2012-12-19.