OpenFOAM is a free, open source CFD software developed primarily by OpenCFD Ltd since 2004, distributed by OpenCFD Ltd and 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 acoustics, solid mechanics and electromagnetics

Version: v2012 (MARCONI) v2206 (G100)

Availability: GALILEO100, MARCONI

Target: all

Official web site:

Related Commands:

Setup the environment with the command:

module load profile/eng
module load autoload openfoam+


An example of a batch job for running the parallel cavity flow tutorial, with the relevant input files,  using 36 cores is available at $FOAM_CINECA_SCRIPT

The example in the directory $FOAM_CINECA_SCRIPT  is the tutorial lid driven cavity flow with the decomposed field in 36 processors.

Please, insert your account number in the line #SBATCH --account

Help and Documentation:

You can find documentation on the module, with the command

module help openfoam+