Mechkit: A continuum mechanics toolkit in Python

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Julian Karl Bauer (0000-0002-4931-5869), Philipp Lothar Kinon (0000-0002-4128-5124), Jonas Hund (0000-0003-2140-4285), Lisa Latussek (0000-0002-1093-737X), Nils Meyer (0000-0001-6291-6741), Thomas Böhlke (0000-0001-6884-0530)


Bauer et al., (2022). Mechkit: A continuum mechanics toolkit in Python. Journal of Open Source Software, 7(78), 4389,

@article{Bauer2022, doi = {10.21105/joss.04389}, url = {}, year = {2022}, publisher = {The Open Journal}, volume = {7}, number = {78}, pages = {4389}, author = {Julian Karl Bauer and Philipp Lothar Kinon and Jonas Hund and Lisa Latussek and Nils Meyer and Thomas Böhlke}, title = {Mechkit: A continuum mechanics toolkit in Python}, journal = {Journal of Open Source Software} }
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