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1 First Israel OpenFOAM® user group meeting

The first Israeli OpenFOAM® user group meeting took place in the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, room 118 (conference room) on 30/7, 9:30-12:30 .

This was a kickoff meeting of Israeli OF users for future reference and possible collaboration. The meetings schedule is written below, were links to material given by the presenters is in hyper links in the schedule.

9:40-9:50 Prof. Aviv Rosen, Technion Aerospace faculty, opening remarks

9:50-10:00 Hanan Einav-Levy, Technion Aerospace faculty, overview of OpenFOAM world community


10:00-10:20 Philipp Hofemeier, Technion biofluids laboratory

Media:PhilippHofemeier_LungAerosolDeposition.pdf, Media:PhilippHofemeier_LungAerosolDeposition_video.zip

10:20-10:30 Dr. Seror Stephane – Head IAI CFD Dept - Why OpenFOAM as a R&D CFD platform Strategy and Risk Evaluation

10:30-10:40 Alex Landsberg, Eshkol Ltd./IAI - installation and compilation of OF on Infiniband Intel i7 HPC Cluster

10:40-11:00 Marom Shlomo, IAI CFD Dep. - application and comprehensive evaluation of OF for Aerospace Industrial full aircraft configurations - insight on bad drag accuracy of OF solvers

11:00 – 11:20 Eli Friedman, IAI CFD Dept - towards accurate OpenFOAM RANS flow solver - recent improvement of OF by IAI C++ implementation of the 2nd order accurate scheme AeroFoam

11:20 – 11:40 Lev Magazinnik, Ben Gurion University of the Negev


11:50 – 12:30 Discussion - How to organize the Israeli OF user group, agendas and interests

In order to add material to this page please fill free to edit yourself, or contact the organizer Hanan Einav-Levy.

A few decisions were made during the discussion at the end of the meeting:

  • There will be 2 pre-schedualed yearly meetings, that will take place in the same location - Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, room 118 (conference room).
  • There is a shared industry-academy interest in having a OpenFOAM training session. Hanan, Yulia and Ami will be in contact in this regard.
  • A user-list page has been created here. Please fill your details -
    • what you use OF for?
    • contact details

1.1 editing the wiki

This wiki will be the permanent page base for the Israel OF-user group. Every one is encouraged to contribute to this wiki, buy editing pages or creating additional pages. The first step is to register to the wiki. To create a new page just write it's name in the url box in your browser. If you want to create a page under the Israel OF group, copy the current link and add its name like so - Local_User_Groups_/_Local_User_Group_Israel/newPage You will get a new page with some option - one of them is to edit the new page. For editing - see this page, or/and this page

2 2nd Israel OF-user meeting

The date for the next meeting will be decided upon and announced more then a month in advance this time :) Hananlevy (talk)

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