2nd edition of short term training programme on ‘computational fluid dynamics using OpenFOAM’ was conducted from 24/02/2017 to 26/02/2017. The inaugural session of the STTP began with the welcome speech by Dr. K E George, Principal. Inauguration was done by Manager, Rev. Fr. Dr. Clement Valluvassery by lighting the lamp. The web site providing the tutorials for the beginners was also inaugurated by him. Introductory lecture on OpenFOAM was delivered by Dr. Vinu Varghese P. Delegates from various parts of the state 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, rhoCentralFoam and chtMultiRegionFoam. Basics of programming using OpenFOAM was also taught during the training programme.