434466 Sage Math - an Open Source Computer Algebra System

Wednesday, November 11, 2015: 12:47 PM
Alpine East (Hilton Salt Lake City Center)
Brandon S. Curtis, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

The choice of a programming language and software package is always a major consideration when planning a course on computational methods in chemical engineering.  Feature set, ease of use, extensibility, external adoption, and cost should all play a role in the decision.  In this presentation I will make the argument that when it comes to software, the best things in life are free.

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