KISSsoft is using Salome (http://www.salome-platform.org) and Code_Aster (http://www.code-aster.org) to perform Finite Element (FE) calculations. In order that KISSsoft can use these programs, the following installation files must be downloaded:
The software included in these programs contains copyrighted software that is licensed under the GPL v2. A copy of that license can be downloaded here (http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/gpl-2.0.html) and more details can be also found in the Salome and Code_Aster websites given above. You may obtain a hardcopy of corresponding source code from us within a period of three years after our last shipment of a KISSsoft version using the respective software, by sending a money order or check of 20 EURO to KISSsoft.
Please write "source for Salome and Code_Aster" in the memo line of your payment.
You may also find a copy of the source code (as downloaded initially from the respective websites) here.
This offer is valid to anyone in receipt of this information.
It should be noted that the windows version of Code_Aster used by KISSsoft, is the one provided by company pi_meca (http://www.pimeca.fr). The source code of this version of Code_Aster is also provided as described above. The respective binary, as downloaded from the pi_meca website, is given here.
Any changes in the executable batch and script files of this version are given in the installation provided by KISSsoft.