Interesting links

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This page contains some maybe useful links to other FLOSS resources and project in this area.

Specific platform pages related to FreeCAD

Other CAD Projects

  • BRL CAD Big Open Source package, a bit old fashion
  • Heekscad a CAD/CAM application based on OpenCasCade and WxWidgets
  • Narocad another OpenCasCade-based project, windows-only
  • Salome more a FEM system but have also a modeling part
  • PythonOCC complete python bindings for OpenCasCade, with own GUI builder
  • PythonCAD a simple 2D CAD application programmed in python

Research

  • Pasm functional language to programing shapes

FEM

  • Calculix our favorite for FEM in FreeCAD
  • Salome FEM system with complicated design
  • Z88 is a fast, powerful and compact Finite Elements Analysis Program especially designed for PCs running LINUX, workstations and large computers with UNIX and PCs with Windows XP/95. Z88 is a work of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Frank Rieg of University of Bayreuth. License: GPL

Math

  • Octave powerful MathLab clone

Python