Quoting from the openFuelCell project page:
- The openFuelCell project is a forum to develop open source computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software to model fuel cells. Fuel cells http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fuel_cell are devices that convert hydrogen and oxygen to water and electricity, and are promising renewable energy conversion devices. Computational fluid dynamics tools are used to size and rate fuel cell systems. OpenFoam is an open source CFD toolbox, available for downloading at http://www.openfoam.com/, written in C++ and conforming to the object-oriented paradigm.
- Note (6th of May 2017)
- Development seems to be ongoing, as reported in the following entries:
- openFuelCell: A Generic Open Source Fuel Cell Model - Invited Talk at Institut für Verbrennung und Gasdynamik, Lehrstuhl Fluiddynamik, Duisburg, Germany, 16 Mar 2016
- Update on open Fuel Cell code - International Energy Agency Advanced Fuel Cell Implementing Agreement (Annex 37 Meeting ), Grenoble, France, 21 Jun 2016 - 21 Jun 2016
- Simply follow the instructions on the Quick start to access the source code.
Instructions are available in two pages:
- Use the following command after going into the folder openfuelcell to checkout the branch that has the changes needed to build with OpenFOAM 3.0.1 and 3.0.x:
git checkout V3
- For building with OpenFOAM+ v3.0+, see post #24 on the discussion thread.
Full documentation available here: Documentation
4 Discussion threads
Here is a list of known discussion threads regarding this toolkit:
- 2 September 2017: Added notes regarding installation and added link to the first workshop announcement.
- 17:02, 30 October 2016 (CET): Added note to the description about the current location and development of the source code.
- 21:15, 5 April 2014 (CEST): Kicked off this page, since it was nowhere to be found on the wiki.