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Virtual Kinetic Laboratory Units (VUnits)

Project description

The Virtual Kinetic Laboratory Units(VUnits) is a Python library for unit conversion and constants developed by the Vlachos Research Group at the University of Delaware. This code supports Python-based Virutal Kinetic Laboratory software and aims to be lightweight.


See our documentation page for examples, equations used, and docstrings.



  • Python3
  • Numpy: Used for vector and matrix operations
  • Pandas: Used to represent unit dimensions of Quantity objects
  • xlrd: (Optional) Used by testing suite to read Excel spreadsheets

Getting Started

  1. Install using pip (see documentation for more thorough instructions):

    pip install vunits


This project is licensed under the MIT License - see the file for details.


If you have a suggestion or find a bug, please post to our Issues page with the enhancement_label or bug_label tag respectively.

Finally, if you would like to add to the body of code, please:

  • fork the development branch
  • make the desired changes
  • write the appropriate unit tests
  • submit a pull request.


If you are having issues, please post to our Issues page with the help_wanted_label or question_label tag. We will do our best to assist.


This material is based upon work supported by the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficient and Renewable Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office under Award Number DE-EE0007888-9.5.

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