Questions tagged [simulation]

Simulation refers to software packages which model the outcomes of systems (discrete or continuous) with defined inputs, often useful when the intermediate states are non-deterministic or so complicated that exact detemination would be computationally expensive.

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Simulate gear movement

Is there a free software for windows that simulates gear movement? Ideally just the ability to move gears and assign them a different # of teeth.
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Simulate a 3D model (a boat) in fluid dynamics (water)

I have a 3D Sketchup model of a simple boat (it is a solid, if that matters) that I would like to test to see if it floats when given a certain density and load. I will eventually print the model, but ...
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Software to simulate nonlinear-optics

I'm a student, and I would to make a simulation of nonlinear-optic effect (like the Kerr effect). I would like a freeware who is able to produce a picture output, and manage if possible non-linear ...
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Plate tectonics geography simulator

I am looking for a Windows program which can simulate plate tectonics, hydrodynamics, and erosion on a randomly-generated non-Earth earthlike world in as realistic a manner as possible. It should ...
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Train simulation game to compete against the driver of the train I am riding right now

Train driving simulators like Odawara Line Simulator or Densha de Go! are popular in Japan. Controls: Acceleration Brake Goal: Stop within centimeters of the target place. Arrive exactly on time. ...
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Software and/or developer library that can simulate multiple mouse devices?

I am looking for an library and/or software recommendation for simulation of more then one virtual mouse device. Ideally, the software will be able to create at least 4 or more mouse devices and send ...
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Software for simulating electrical circuits

I am looking for a program, preferably for windows, that can simulate electrical circuits. I have found Yenka, but I can only get a license after business-hours. I want this program in order to ...
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Is there a tool that can be used to simulate credit card payments?

I am writing a desktop application using Java Swings. I need to simulate credit card payments so that with sample credit card numbers a real payment (card apparently processed and response received) ...
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A software to simulate a 3d building construction

I need a software that simulates a 3d building environment such that i can show components to be installed inside the building, for a presentation I would prefer something that runs on windows, and ...
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Open Interactive Animation format for Research

The format should be open can make interactive animations with mouse easily integrable to other animations of the same format preferably converters from SWF (not necessary) I cannot use SWF in the ...
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Simple climate simulator

I'd like to find a program, library or code that can perform a simple climate simulation. Programs that include this functionality - for example a video game - are also fine. My motivation is that I'...
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Java calendar library with support for recurring events / exceptions, etc

I am looking for a calendar module/library that I could use in my simulation. My idea is to fill such calendar with events, single shot and recurring. This calendar should be able to give me next ...
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Desktop simulation of shop-floor task queues [closed]

I'm working on a shop-floor automation project, and I'd like to set up a desktop "queuing" simulation to help identify bottlenecks in our process. Either Linux or Windows desktop software would be ...

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