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:
|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|
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.