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DEM simulation engine, released by DCS Computing GmbH, Linz, Austria, [email protected]

LIGGGHTS® is open-source, distributed under the terms of the GNU Public License, version 2 or later.

LIGGGHTS® is part of CFDEM®project: |

Core developer and main author: Christoph Kloss, [email protected]

LIGGGHTS® and CFDEM® are registered trade marks of DCS Computing GmbH, the producer of the LIGGGHTS® software and the CFDEM®coupling software See for details.

Copyright 2012- DCS Computing GmbH, Linz Copyright 2009-2015 JKU Linz Some parts of LIGGGHTS® are based on LAMMPS and Copyright on these parts is held by Sandia Corporation and other parties. Info on LAMMPS below Some parts of LIGGGHTS® are contributied by other parties, which are

holding the Copyright. This is listed in each file of the distribution.

The LIGGGHTS® distribution includes the following files and directories:

README this file LICENSE the GNU General Public License (GPL) doc documentation examples simple example simulation setups lib libraries LIGGGHTS® can be linked with python Python wrapper on LIGGGHTS® as a library src source files

Point your browser at any of these files to get started:

doc/Manual.html the manual doc/Sectionintro.html hi-level introduction doc/Sectionstart.html how to build and use

Some parts of LIGGGHTS® are based on LAMMPS LAMMPS stands for Large-scale Atomic/Molecular Massively Parallel Simulator.

LAMMPS is Copyright (2003) Sandia Corporation. Under the terms of Contract DE-AC04-94AL85000 with Sandia Corporation, the U.S. Government retains certain rights in this software. This software is distributed under the GNU General Public License.

LAMMPS is a classical molecular dynamics simulation code designed to run efficiently on parallel computers. It was developed at Sandia National Laboratories, a US Department of Energy facility, with funding from the DOE. It is an open-source code, distributed freely under the terms of the GNU Public License (GPL).

The primary author of LAMMPS is Steve Plimpton, who can be emailed at [email protected] The LAMMPS WWW Site at has more information about the code and its uses.

Core developer and main author of LIGGGHTS®: Christoph Kloss, [email protected]

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