HOPSPACK solves derivative-free optimization problems in a C++ software framework. The framework enables parallel operation using MPI (for distributed machine architectures) and multithreading (for single machines with multiple processors or cores). Optimization problems can be very general: functions can be noisy, nonsmooth, and nonconvex, linear and nonlinear constraints are supported, and variables may be continuous or integer-valued.
Kst is a fast real-time large-dataset viewing and plotting tool with built-in data analysis functionality. It contains many powerful built-in features and is expandable with plugins and extensions. It features powerful keyboard and mouse plot manipulation, a large selection of built-in plotting and data manipulation functions (such as histograms, equations, and power spectra), built-in filtering and curve fitting capabilities, a convenient command-line interface, a powerful graphical user interface with non-modal dialogs for an optimized workflow, support for several popular data formats, extended annotation objects similar to vector graphics applications, and high-quality export to bitmap or vector formats,
QtIPy is a simple GUI-based automator for IPython notebooks. It allows you to attach triggers to files, folders, or timers to automatically run notebooks. IPython notebooks are great for interactively working through analysis problems, so why would you want to automatically run them? To get a record of how you ran your analysis! By running a notebook through QtIPy you get the output, figures, and a step by step log of how the analysis was performed all in the same folder.
Rocket Propulsion Analysis (RPA) is a tool for the performance prediction of rocket engines. By providing a few engine parameters such as combustion chamber pressure, used propellant components, and nozzle parameters, the program obtains chemical equilibrium composition of combustion products, determines its thermodynamic properties, and predicts the theoretical rocket performance. A robust, proven, and industry-accepted Gibbs free energy minimization approach is used to obtain the combustion composition. It can perform analysis of nozzle flows with shifting and frozen chemical equilibrium, optimization of propellant components mixture ratio for maximum specific impulse of bipropellant systems, altitude performance analysis, analysis of nozzle performance with respect to overexpansion and flow separation, throttled engine performance analysis, estimation of test (actual) nozzle performance, and nested analysis: stepping of up to four independent variables (component ratio, chamber pressure, nozzle inlet conditions, and nozzle exit conditions).