OpenCFD Releases OpenFOAM v1906

OpenCFD Releases OpenFOAM v1906
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BRACKNELL, UK, Jul 1, 2019 - OpenCFD is pleased to announce the June 2019 release of OpenFOAM v1906. This release extends OpenFOAM-v1812 features across many areas of the code. The new functionality represents development sponsored by OpenCFD’s customers, internally funded developments, and integration of features and changes from the OpenFOAM community.

OpenFOAM is distributed by OpenCFD under the GPL license as:

  1. The Source code to be compiled on any Linux system
  2. Pre-compiled binary installation for Linux systems
  3. Pre-compiled binary installation for Mac OS X systems
  4. MS Windows installer
  5. Bash on Ubuntu on Windows for MS Windows 10

Please refer to the download instructions to obtain the code.

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

Upgrading

  1. Help for users is provided in the user upgrade guide
  2. Help for developers is provided in the developer upgrade guide

Pre-processing

  1. New conditionals in dictionaries more…
  2. snappyHexMesh: New dry-run operation more…
  3. Community contribution: snappyHexMesh: Improved memory optimization more…
  4. snappyHexMesh: new relaxed patch regioning more…

Numerics

  1. Governance contribution: New adjoint optimisation capabilities more…
  2. Improved restart more…
  3. New exact wall distance method more…
  4. Improved GAMG solver controls more…
  5. New mixed-precision running more…
  6. New and updated overset functionality more…

Solvers and physical models

  1. New heterogeneous cloud modeling more…
  2. Community contribution: Multiphase extensions from openfoam.org more…
  3. New overset-enabled buoyant solver more…
  4. New multiphase Conjugate Heat Transfer (CHT) solver more…
  5. Updated solar load to include reflective radiation more…

Boundary conditions

  1. New synthetic turbulence generation method for LES/DES more…
  2. Community contribution: New and updated wave modelling more…

Post-processing

  1. New and extended parallel run-time image generation more…
  2. New finite area output more…
  3. Updated forces post-processing more…
  4. New Lamb vector function object more…
  5. Improvements in surface sampling and writing more…
  6. New run-time triggers more…

Parallel

  1. Extended distributed triangulated surface functionality more…
  2. Easier interfacing to Metis libraries more…
  3. New random decomposition more…
  4. New parallel profiling functionality more…

Portability

  1. New cross-compiled OpenFOAM version for MS-Windows more…
  2. New and updated compiler support more…
  3. Easier processor optimization tweaks more…
  4. Direct access to compiler settings more…

 Reference Resources 

  1. Download OpenFOAM
  2. OpenFOAM documentation
  3. OpenFOAM services
  4. OpenFOAM repositories
  5. OpenFOAM compilation guide
  6. OpenFOAM bugs and feature requests

About OpenFOAM

OpenFOAM is the free, open source CFD software released and developed primarily by OpenCFD Ltd since 2004. It has a large user base across most areas of engineering and science, from both commercial and academic organizations. OpenFOAM has an extensive range of features to solve anything from complex fluid flows involving chemical reactions, turbulence and heat transfer, to acoustics, solid mechanics and electromagnetics. For more information, visit https://www.openfoam.com.

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