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Global Circulation Model of tidally locked planets for PC?

Is there some free simple Global Circulation Model that can handle tidally locked planets and can be easily compiled and used on a PC computer? It does not have to be very precise, I am interested ...
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If a hot Jupiter was not tidally locked, then are there any specific cases where its wind speeds would be milder than those found on Jupiter?

If a hot Jupiter was not tidally locked, are there any specific cases where its wind speeds would be milder than those found on Jupiter? After controlling for the age of the hot Jupiter, of course. ...
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How can we be sure that liquid iron/titanium droplets can form around particulates on hot Jupiters - just as they do on Earth and Venus?

I know that we have some solar system analogs. But is there a limit to it?
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Is CO2 really a potent greenhouse gas for planets around M dwarfs?

The thing with global warming is that it absorbs infrared (IR) radiation from the planet and reradiates much of it back to the planet (whereas the Sun's peak flux is in the visible region, that is ...