1. Introduction

Reaction Mechanism Generator (RMG) is an automatic chemical reaction mechanism generator that constructs kinetic models composed of elementary chemical reaction steps using a general understanding of how molecules react. This version is written in Python, and called RMG-Py.

1.1. License

RMG is an open source program, available to the general public free of charge. The primary RMG code is distributed under the terms of the MIT/X11 License. However, RMG has a number of dependencies of various licenses, some of which may be more restrictive. It is the user’s responsibility to ensure these licenses have been obtained.

Copyright (c) 2002-2017 Prof. William H. Green (whgreen@mit.edu), 
Prof. Richard H. West (r.west@neu.edu) and the RMG Team (rmg_dev@mit.edu)

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