OpenFOAM is a free, open source CFD software package developed by OpenCFD Ltd at ESI Group and distributed by the OpenFOAM Foundation . 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. More...
Our commitment to the users
OpenFOAM comes with full commercial support from ESI-OpenCFD, including software support, contracted developments and a programme of training courses. These activities fund the development, maintenance and release of OpenFOAM to make it an extremely viable commercial open source product.
Our commitment to open source
ESI-OpenCFD are committed to open source software, working with the OpenFOAM Foundation to manage and distribute OpenFOAM. Through its Bylaws, it formalises the commitment, begun by OpenCFD in 2004, to ensure OpenFOAM will always be free open source only. ESI-OpenCFD contributes the code developments and maintenance work of OpenFOAM to the Foundation.