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Overview

HELYX-OS is an Open Source preprocessing Graphical User Interface designed to work with OPENFOAM® (currently v2.3.0). The GUI is developed by Engys using Java+VTK and delivered to the public under the GNU General Public License.

The main features of HELYX-OS are:
✓ Create and run new CFD cases from scratch in serial or parallel.
✓ Native support for OPENFOAM® dictionary files
✓ Load existing cases by reading settings directly from the available project text files.
✓ Control snappyHexMesh, including geometry display and execution within the GUI.
✓ Comprehensive case definition module, including controls for physical models, turbulence, boundary conditions, field initialisation and solver execution within the GUI.

HELYX-OS currently supports the following solvers:

Flow Type Solver
Incompressible simpleFoam and pimpleFoam with fvOptions for MRF and porous flows, pisoFoam
Compressible rhoSimpleFoam and rhoPimpleFoam with fvOptions for MRF and porous flows and sonicFoam
Heat Transfer and Bouyancy Driven buoyantBoussinesqSimpleFoam, buoyantBoussinesqPimpleFoam, and buoyantSimpleFoam/buoyantPimpleFoam with fvOptions for MRF and porous flows
Multiphase interFoam

For more information, please see the project wiki pages

For community driven support, please use the discussion board. If you require technical support and/or training please contact us; alternatively we recommend you consider our more advanced CFD product HELYX

None of the OPENFOAM® related products and services offered by Engys are approved or endorsed by OpenCFD Ltd. (ESI Group), producer of the OpenFOAM software and owner of the OPENFOAM® and OpenCFD® trademarks.

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