Excel Solver is a Excel tool that allows you to find optimal solutions for mathematical optimization problems. It works best for linear and often convex problems. In order to use the tool you must first activate it. The following tutorial uses the English version of Microsoft Office 2007
Note: This is an old project of mine, and I never really got started. Since this post, lots of interesting simulators have been created, and I don’t feel compelled to create my version anymore.
I recommend checking out the following games/simulators:
- Kerbal Space Program – Steam Store Page
- Universe Sandbox – Steam Store Page
- DEFCON – Steam Store Page
Here is my Kerbal on the Mün:
Point of motivation
MissileSim is a rocket and missile simulator. The project is intended for purely educational purposes, therefore I encourage and welcome any suggestions and feedback to itspiren[alpha]adom.no or just as a comment below. The simulator is intended to reflect the physical properties of self propelled objects as advanced as fully guided missiles to simple rockets in a meaningful and accurate way. But, alas, as in any simulation of the real world one must use models and simplifications that restrict the accuracy of the simulation and this project is no exceptions. Even though some simplifications may (and should be) contested you should bear in mind that the main goal is to get a functional real-time simulation that can work well-enough for simple analysis and fun! It’s ment to run on just a good old fashion PC. Maybe some time down the line I’ll create a nice looking GUI or even an applet (online game?).