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GNU FisicaLab

March 21, 2014: FisicaLab 0.3.4 released! This is a bug fix version.

[ FisicaLab ] FisicaLab (can be pronounced as PhysicsLab) is an educational application to solve physics problems. Its main objective is let the user to focus in physics concepts, leaving aside the mathematical details (FisicaLab take care of them). This allows the user to become familiar with the physical concepts without running the risk of getting lost in mathematical details. And so, when the user gain confidence in applying physical concepts, will be better prepared to solve the problems by hand (with pen and paper). The latest release of FisicaLab have the following modules:

The static and dynamic problems are entered constructing the free body diagrams of the objects. Although FisicaLab is easy and intuitive, we recommend you read the documentation first. You can access these files in the option menu Info -> Help (or FisicaLab -> Info -> Help). Also, you can get the documentation in PDF format (see below).

Downloading FisicaLab

The source tarball of FisicaLab can be found on the main GNU ftp server: http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/fisicalab/ (via HTTP) and ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/fisicalab/ (via FTP). It can also be found on the GNU mirrors; please use a mirror if possible.

There are some binaries and additional ways you can download or obtain FisicaLab.

Documentation

Documentation for FisicaLab is available online or as PDF.

Mailing lists

FisicaLab has the following mailing lists:

Announcements about FisicaLab and most other GNU software are made on info-gnu (archive).

Getting involved

Development of FisicaLab, and GNU in general, is a volunteer effort, and you can contribute. For information, please read How to help GNU. If you'd like to get involved, it's a good idea to join the discussion mailing list (see above).

Development
For development sources, issue trackers, and other information, please see the FisicaLab project page at savannah.gnu.org.
Maintainer
FisicaLab is maintained by Germán Arias. Please use the mailing lists for contact.

Licensing

FisicaLab is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

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