A short term training programme on ‘computational fluid dynamics using OpenFOAM’ was conducted from 23/01/2017 to 27/01/2017. The inaugural session of the STTP began with the welcome speech by Prof. P. P. Premachandran. Inauguration was done by Principal, Dr. K. E. George by lighting the lamp. Introductory lecture on OpenFOAM was delivered by Dr. Vinu Varghese P. Delegates from various parts of Kerala attended the programme. Hands on training on OpenFOAM was given to the participants. Assistant Professors, Mr. Antonio Joseph V. K. and Mr. Aswith R. Shenoy also gave training on various modules in OpenFOAM.
Hands on training sessions were on mesh generation utilities blockMesh, snappyHexMesh, solvers such as icoFoam, simpleFoam. Tutorials were also given on compressible flow phenomena using OpenFOAM. Basics of programming using OpenFOAM was also taught during the training programme.
Rev. Fr. Dr. Clement Valluvassery, Manager, AISAT and Dr. Babu T. Jose, Director, AISAT, handed over the certificates to the participants on their successful completion of the training.