Mathematical software
Commercial software
The Physics department has Mathematica
and Matlab
available, and we can make use of these programs for the occasional user.
More information about the mathematica software licenses.
Note: the campus license for Maple was terminated a couple of years ago.
Free / Open Source mathematical software
Most of our Linux desktops have the following software installed:
Maxima (and the
wxMaxima graphical interface) for symbolic computation
Octave  numerical computations, mostly matlab compatible in syntax


Sage (Math; Installable on request, due to the size of the package)



Commercial (licensed) scientific software
IDL  commercial data visualization tool / programming language


Comsol
Origin
Abaqus