The documentation of the software may be downloaded from:
A all-in-one documentation package is also available from sourceforge. Additionally there is a nice introductory animation on the use of ElmerGUI (wmv, mkv). A compact summary of the capabilities of Elmer may be obtained from a poster-style brochure (pdf). In the download sites the most relevant documentation consists of the following manuals:
- ElmerGUI Manual
Manual of the new 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 with a view of the different
executables, modules, manuals and strategies (meta-manual).
The full list of related manuals is explained in the Readme file. The documentation is not complete and usually its severely lagging behind. If you are interested in a particular solver or feature that is not featured in the documentation you may still enquire about it.