LabVIEW, developed and published by National Instruments, is a graphical programming environment used by millions of engineers and scientists to develop sophisticated measurement, test, and control systems using intuitive graphical icons and wires that resemble a flowchart. The LabVIEW platform is scalable across multiple targets and OSs. This software is installed on all of the DECS Lab PCs and can be installed on office and lab computers by DECS.
Loop-Pro is performance optimization software created and distributed by Control Station. The Loop-Pro software can help reduce production costs and waste while increasing productivity. Loop-Pro has many features that include precise tuning of PID controllers, monitoring and analysis of controller performance, and customizable control loops. Loop-Pro is available for use in all of the DECS PC labs.
LS-DYNA is a general purpose transient dynamic finite element program capable of simulating complex real world problems. It is optimized for shared and distributed memory Unix, Linux, and Windows based platforms.