The full documentation of the software may be downloaded from:
A all-in-one documentation package is also available from sourceforge. The most relevant documentation consists of the following manuals:
- ElmerGUI Manual
Manual of the graphical user interface of Elmer software suite.
- Elmer Models Manual
Description of the different physical models that are defined in independent solvers.
- ElmerSolver Manual ´
Capabilities of the solver with an emphasis on generic library services provided by the software.
- ElmerGrid Manual with related grd-files
Manual of ElmerGrid utility with simple meshing examples.
- Elmer Tutorials with related for gui and non-gui
Examples of simple Elmer cases with documentation of the solution procedures.
- Elmer Overview
Overview over the different Elmer software modules (meta-manual).
The documentation is not complete and usually lagging behind. If you are interested in a particular solver or feature that is not featured in the documentation you may still inquire about it.
The are also many slides shows available that may give a better quick overview of the capabilities of Elmer. The slides are often updated when course are given. Some slides are available as pdf files at: