Training

The fastest way of achieving proficiency in numerical modelling is a customised training program, delivered by an industry leader. Customers benefit from tutoring, advice on software tools and suitability for their specific applications.  A range of training styles include traditional lectures, hands-on tutorials and custom one-to-one tutoring.The training topics range from basic introduction through to advanced courses.

Upcoming Classes

 

OpenFOAM Standard 4th & 5th February 2019 Melbourne, AUS  $1320 inc GST AUD
OpenFOAM Advanced 7th & 8th February 2019 Melbourne, AUS  $1320 inc GST AUD
OpenFOAM Standard 4th & 5th March 2019 Melbourne, AUS  $1320 inc GST AUD
OpenFOAM Advanced 6th & 7th May 2019 Melbourne, AUS  $1320 inc GST AUD 
OpenFOAM Standard 8th & 9th July 2019 Melbourne, AUS  $1320 inc GST AUD
OpenFOAM Advanced 2nd & 3rd September 2019 Melbourne, AUS  $1320 inc GST AUD  Opens 1/6/2019
OpenFOAM Standard 14th & 15th November 2019 Melbourne, AUS  $1320 inc GST AUD Opens 1/6/2019

 

OpenFOAM® Standard Course

This class is suitable for those with limited or no prior experience using OpenFOAM®. It includes a basic overview of the library, discussion of the fundamentals of the library, discretization schemes, linear solver settings and case set up. This training course includes:

  • Discussion of basic commands and utilities
  • Overview of the OpenFOAM library
  • Review of the finite volume method
  • Discretization and linear solver set up guide
  • 4 hands-on examples
  • Best practices for case set up

Note: Training includes snacks and lunch.

Pointwise Standard Course

This class is suitable for those with limited or no prior experience using Pointwise. It includes a full overview of the program, coverage of the graphical user interface style, interaction and customisation. Using demonstrations and hands-on experience. This training includes:

  • Database creation
  • Creating structured grids
  • Creating unstructured grids
  • Extruded grids and hybrid topologies
  • Edit, dimension and distribution commands, and more
  • Solid Meshing and modeling
  • T-Rex (anisotropic tetrahedral meshing)
  • Glyph 2 scripting

Pointwise Standard Courses in our Melbourne, AUS and Ottawa, CAN offices are free for customers with current maintenance. Note: Training includes snacks and lunch. If you are a non-Pointwise customer and would like to register for a course contact us for more information.

Training at Your Site

On site training can be tailored to your needs, working with you to customize classes and your specific needs. Note: training facilities, including workstations, will be your responsibility. Contact us for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many days does the course last?

The OpenFOAM standard class is conducted over 2 days and Pointwise standard class over 3 days. On-site classes can be tailored to meet your needs.

Do we offer reduced registration prices for Academics and Students ?

Absolutely. Click on the applicable course heading (i.e OpenFOAM standard) under Upcoming classes for more details.

What are the hours?

Our classes are usually conducted from 9.00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. We ask attendees to arrive between 8:30-9:00 a.m. so everyone is set up and ready to start on time. Coffee, tea and snacks are provided. During this time many people spend this time eating and getting to know the other attendees.

The classes can end early on one or more days, depending on class discussion, any specific problem related questions or additional problems attendees may have. We are happy to provide personalized advice for your own cases. We find this reinforces what is learned in class.

I am an advanced user. Will I be bored?

Our classes cover beginner to advanced topics with instruction tailored to the experience level of the class. Advanced users typically find the review of the basics in the class beneficial and pick up time-saving techniques they didn’t know before, while learning how to incorporate more advanced capabilities into their own processes.

We also offer an advanced OpenFOAM® course that deals with such topics as advanced C++ features, OpenFOAM® library architecture, pressure-velocity coupling, writing a new solver, writing a new turbulence model and writing a new boundary condition. Contact us for more information and dates.

Where are the courses delivered?

The OpenFOAM courses are delivered in Australia and Canada at various venues.

Cancellation Policy

You must cancel a confirmed training reservation no later than seven calendar days prior to the start of the course. If you cancel after that time or fail to attend, your credit card will be charged the standard fee.

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