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GASOLINE: Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH) code

Postby Ada Coda » Wed Oct 18, 2017 7:33 pm

GASOLINE: Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH) code

Abstract: Gasoline solves the equations of gravity and hydrodynamics in astrophysical problems, including simulations of planets, stars, and galaxies. It uses an SPH method that features correct mixing behavior in multiphase fluids and minimal artificial viscosity. This method is identical to the SPH method used in the ChaNGa code (ascl:1105.005), allowing users to extend results to problems requiring >100,000 cores. Gasoline uses a fast, memory-efficient O(N log N) KD-Tree to solve Poisson's Equation for gravity and avoids artificial viscosity in non-shocking compressive flows.

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Bibcode: 2017ascl.soft10019N

ID: ascl:1710.019

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