PowerDEVS [BK011] is a general purpose software tool for DEVS modeling and simulation oriented to the simulation of hybrid systems. The environment allows defining atomic DEVS models in C++ language that can be then graphically coupled in hierarchical block diagrams to create more complex systems.

Developer(s)Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Ingeniería y Agrimensura (UNR)
Stable release
Written inC++
Operating systemCross-platform
TypeSimulation software

It is developed at Universidad Nacional de Rosario (Argentina) by Ernesto Kofman, Federico Bergero, Gustavo Migoni, Enrique Hansen, Joaquín Fernandez, Marcelo Lapadula and Esteban Pagliero.

The distribution is totally free.


  • [CK06] Francois E. Cellier & Ernesto Kofman (2006). Continuous System Simulation (first ed.). Springer. ISBN 978-0-387-26102-7.
  • [Zeigler76] Bernard Zeigler (1976). Theory of Modeling and Simulation (first ed.). Wiley Interscience, New York.
  • [BK11] Bergero, Federico & Kofman, Ernesto (2011). "PowerDEVS: a tool for hybrid system modeling and real-time simulation" (first ed.). Society for Computer Simulation International,San Diego.
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