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HNBody: Hierarchical N-Body Symplectic Integration Package

Posted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 8:32 pm
by owlice
[c]HNBody: Hierarchical N-Body Symplectic Integration Package[/c][/b]
Abstract: HNBody is a new set of software utilities geared to the integration of hierarchical (nearly-Keplerian) N-body systems. Our focus is on symplectic methods, and we have included explicit support for three classes of particles (heavy, light, and massless), second and fourth order methods, post-Newtonian corrections, and the use of a symplectic corrector (among other things). For testing purposes, we also provide support for more general integration schemes (Bulirsch-Stoer & Runge-Kutta). Configuration files employing an intuitive syntax allow for easy problem setup, and many simple simulations can be done without the user compiling any code. Low-level interfaces are also available, enabling extensive customization.

Credit: Rauch, Kevin P.; Hamilton, Douglas P.

Site: http://janus.astro.umd.edu/HNBody/
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2002DDA....33.0802R

Bibcode: 2012ascl.soft01010R

Preferred citation method: https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2002DDA....33.0802R

ID: ascl:1201.010