OpenCFD Release OpenFOAM® v1612+

OpenCFD Release OpenFOAM®  v1612+

23/12/2016

OpenCFD is pleased to announce the December 2016 release of OpenFOAM® v1612+. This release extends OpenFOAM-v1606+ features across many areas of the code and integrates features from the OpenFOAM community where appropriate. Its purpose is to accelerate the public availability of new features which are sponsored by OpenCFD’s customers and contributed by the OpenFOAM community.

OpenFOAM+ is distributed by OpenCFD under the GPL license as:

Please refer to the download instructions to obtain the code.

The development repositories are publicly available. These repositories are regularly updated with bug fixes and new functionality.

Upgrading

Meshing

  • Updated renumber mesh more...
  • Updated surface checking more...
  • snappyHexMesh: Updated locations in mesh more...
  • snappyHexMesh: New region handling more...

Boundary conditions

  • New wave generation and absorption models more...
  • New thermal lumped mass condition more...
  • New recycled outlet condition more...

Solvers and physical models

  • New Eddy Dissipation Model (EDM) combustion model more...
  • New Lagrangian particle injection models more...
  • Updated heat exchanger modelling more...
  • New phase-constrained scalar transport for multiphase calculations more...

Post-processing

  • New extract particles from multiphase calculations more...
  • New thermocouple more...
  • New Lagrangian particle distribution analysis more...
  • New flux calculation more...
  • Updated run-time image generation more...
  • Updated foam to Ensight converter and function object more...
  • Updated noise analysis tools more...
  • New zero gradient function object more...

Data conversion

  • Updated Ensight conversion more...
  • Updated conversion to VTK more...
  • Updated conversion to Tecplot more...
  • Updated STAR-CD and CCM+ conversion utilities more...

Parallel

  • Beta release of new ADIOS integration for parallel input-output more...
  • New message size controls more...

Interoperability

  • New support for developers using OpenFOAM Technology more...
  • New binary file support more...
  • Other enhancements more...

Build process

  • Updated Third-Party build system more...
  • Updated path configuration tools more...
  • More flexible and robust third party component locations more...

Documentation

Community

Code integration

  • Incorporates all relevant Foundation code changes to commit level 3140cfa9 09-12-2016
  • IHCantabria wave generation and absorption models more...

About us

OpenFOAM+ is produced by the core ESI-OpenCFD team

  • Andrew Heather
  • Mattijs Janssens
  • Sergio Ferraris
  • Prashant Sonakar
  • Pawan Ghildiyal
  • Roger Almenar
  • Matej Forman
  • Mark Olesen
  • Sebastien Vilfayeau
  • Bjorn Landmann
  • Karen Kettle
  • Fred Mendonca

With wider support from the global ESI team

  • ESI Group (GmbH)
  • ESI Group (ESI Software (India) Private Limited)
  • ESI Group (North America)
  • ESI Group (Nihon ESI)

And contributions from

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