Code_Aster is a finite element solver for partial differential equations. It is particularly suited to problems involving heat transfer, mechanics, fluids, and fluid-structure interactions. It is the product of ElectricitÃ© de France (EDF) and is ISO 9001-certified.
This is the top-level Code Aster package. It ships configuration files, shared data (such as the elements catalog) and the Python library used by the underlying engine. Install also the suggested packages for a more complete setup with other useful programs.