Project Chrono

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Project Chrono
Developer(s)Alessandro Tasora, Radu Serban, Dan Negrut et al.[1][2]
Initial release1998; 21 years ago (1998)
Stable release
3.0.0[3] / July 8, 2017; 21 months ago (2017-07-08)[3]
Repositorygithub.com/projectchrono/chrono
Written inC, C++
Operating systemLinux, Microsoft Windows, OS X
TypePhysics engine
LicenseBSD License
Websiteprojectchrono.org

Project Chrono is a physics engine developed by University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Parma and members of its open source community. It supports simulating rigid and soft body dynamics, collision detection, and vehicle dynamics, among other physical systems.

History[edit]

Project Chrono was initially developed for use as a multibody simulation tool for robotics and biomechanics applications by Alessandro Tasora while a student at the Polytechnic University of Milan.[4]

The project was released under a BSD License in 2013.[4]

In 2014 the United States Army committed to investing US$1,800,000 to fund the library's development over a two year period.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "GitHub: Project Chrono".
  2. ^ "Project Chrono Website".
  3. ^ a b "GitHub: Project Chrono Releases".
  4. ^ a b "About Project Chrono".
  5. ^ "Open-source tools will benefit military and Wisconsin vehicle makers".

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