Cantera Email This Post Print This Post

Cantera

I feel comfortable writing some words about Cantera, an open source tool, because I have been an user for approximately 2 years. I will use words of project itself to introduce it:

Cantera is a suite of object-oriented software tools for problems involving chemical kinetics, thermodynamics, and/or transport processes. An object-oriented tool means a wide range of applications since independent compiled code to external software integration.

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Sim42 Email This Post Print This Post

Simulator42 is an open source process simulator project with the goal of providing an affordable and accessible chemical process simulator to the chemical engineering community.

Some interesting features of the project:

  • It is being written in the Python language.
  • The simulator core has been designed to be independent of both user interfaces and thermo providers.
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ASCEND Email This Post Print This Post

ASCEND is an open source modelling environment and solver for large or small systems of non-linear equations, for use in engineering, thermodynamics, chemistry, physics, mathematics and biology. Solvers for both steady and dynamic (NLA & DAE) problems, are provided. It offers:

– An object-oriented model description language for describing your system,

– An interactive user interface that allows you to solve your model and explore the effect of changing the model parameters, and
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Scilab Email This Post Print This Post

Scilab is an open source platform for numerical computation providing a powerful open computing environment for engineering and scientific applications.
Since 1994 it has been distributed freely along with the source code via the Internet. It is currently used in educational and industrial environments around the world. Read more of this »

MAXIMA Email This Post Print This Post

Maxima is an open-source system for the manipulation of symbolic and numerical expressions, including: