# Elastica Documentation¶

Elastica is a free and open-source software project for the simulation of assemblies of slender, one-dimensional structures using Cosserat Rod theory.

## Implementations¶

There are currently two implementations of Elastica.

### PyElastica¶

PyElastica is the python implementation of Elastica. The easiest way to install PyElastica is with PIP:

\$ pip install pyelastica