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OpenRocket v15.03

Open source
Vista / Win7 / WinXP
OpenRocket is an free, fully featured model rocket simulator that allows you to design and simulate your rockets before actually building and flying them.

OpenRocket features a full six-degree-of-freedom simulation, realistic wind modeling, a multitude of different components including free-form fins and canted fins, clustering and staging.

Features
  • Fully cross-platform, written in Java
  • Fully documented simulation methods
  • Open Source, source code available under the GNU GPL
  • A multitude of available components to choose from
  • Trapezoidal, elliptical and free-form fins supported
  • Support for canted fins (roll stabilization)
  • Staging and clustering support
  • Automatic calculation of component mass and CG based on shape and density
  • Ability to override mass and CG of components or stages separately
  • Full six degree of freedom simulation
  • Rocket stability computed using extended Barrowman method
  • Realistic wind modeling
  • Analysis of the effect of separate components on the stability, drag and roll
  • characteristics of the rocket
  • Fully configurable plotting, with various preset configurations
  • Simulation data can be exported to CSV files for further analysis
  • Simulation listeners allowing custom-made code to interact with the rocket during flight simulation

    OpenRocket requires Java version 6 or later. The Sun Java Runtime is recommended.
  • Free Download
    OpenRocket v15.03Filesize: 21.18 MB

    Screenshots:

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    Keywords:
    openrocket model rocket simulator design simulate

    License type Open source1
    Author's homepage Visit the author's site
    Date added 30 Mar 2015
    Downloads 1,811
    File size 21.18 MB (< 3min @ 1Mbps)
    Supported languages English  
    Operating systems Vista / Win7 / WinXP1

    1License and operating system information is based on latest version of the software.

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