Wolfram SystemModeler

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Wolfram SystemModeler
Wolfram SystemModeler logo
Developer(s) Wolfram Research
Stable release
4.3 / 18 October 2016
Operating system Windows, macOS and Linux
Type Object-oriented programming
License Proprietary
Website Wolfram SystemModeler

Wolfram SystemModeler, developed by Wolfram MathCore, is a platform for engineering as well as life-science modeling and simulation based on the Modelica language. It provides an interactive graphical modeling and simulation environment and a customizable set of component libraries.


The features of Wolfram SystemModeler include:[1]

  • Graphical user interface for drag-and-drop modeling
  • Textual user interface for equation-based Modelica modeling, simulation, documentation, and analysis
  • A-causal (component-based) and causal (block-based) modeling
  • Multidomain modeling, including:
    • 1D and 3D mechanics
    • Electrics
    • Hydraulics
    • Thermodynamics
    • Control engineering
    • Systems biology
  • Integration with Mathematica for analysis and documentation of models and simulations
  • Importing and exporting via the Functional_Mock-up_Interface.


Wolfram SystemModeler's primary interface, Model Center, is an interactive graphical environment including a customizable set of component libraries. Models developed in Model Center can be simulated in the Simulation Center. The software also provides a tight integration with the Mathematica environment. Users can develop, simulate, document, and analyze their Wolfram SystemModeler models within Mathematica notebooks. The software is used in the engineering field as well as in the life sciences.


Originally developed by MathCore Engineering as MathModelica, it was acquired by Wolfram Research on March 30, 2011.[2] It was then re-released as Wolfram SystemModeler on May 23, 2012,[3][4][5][6][7] with improved integration with Wolfram Mathematica.

Modeling Language[edit]

Wolfram SystemModeler uses the free object-oriented modeling language Modelica. Modelica is a non-proprietary, object-oriented, equation equation-based to conveniently model complex physical systems containing, e.g., mechanical, electrical, electronic, hydraulic, thermal, control, electric power or process-oriented subcomponents.

Release history[edit]

Name/Version Date
SystemModeler 1.0 March 2011
SystemModeler 3.0 May 2012
SystemModeler 4.0 July 2014
SystemModeler 4.0.1 September 2014
SystemModeler 4.1 March 2015
SystemModeler 4.2 December 2015
SystemModeler 4.3 25. October 2016

See also[edit]


Wolfram SystemModeler is proprietary software protected by both trade secret and copyright law.


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