The documentation of the software may be downloaded from:
A all-in-one documentation package is also available from sourceforge. 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:
Manual of the new graphical user interface of Elmer software suite.
Description of the different physical models that are defined
in independent solvers.
Capabilities of the solver with an emphasis on generic library services provided by the software.
Manual of ElmerGrid utility with simple meshing examples.
with related for and
Examples of simple Elmer cases with documentation of the solution procedures.
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. 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.
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: