SPACAR 2015 - Main introduction

The SPACAR software package for the dynamic modelling and control of flexible multibody systems can be downloaded from this server.

  • Browse this site for
  • the software,
  • the manual and demos,
  • known bugs (if any :-),
  • and more (???).

On October 1, 2017 some licenses came to an end of lifetime. These have now been extended to Octber 1, 2018.


This version of the Spacar software is Copyright © 1996-2015 Laboratory of Mechanical Automation, University of Twente. Portions of the code are Copyright © 1996-2000 Department of Engineering Mechanics, Delft University of Technology. 
Use of the unmodified binairy distribution of the software as available from this web server is free for commercial and non-commercial use. It may not be redistributed or included in a product without the prior written permision of the authors. 
All freely downloadable versions of the software have a time limited licence that disallows its use beyond a fixed date. 
The authors make no representations about the suitability of this software for any purpose. This software is provided "AS IS" and any expressed or implied warranties are disclaimed. The authors shall not be liable for any damages suffered by the users of this software.


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For additional information, bug reports and inquiries about this version of Spacar contact R.G.K.M. Aarts.