On the efficiency of AMR in NIRVANA3

  • U. Ziegler
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering book series (LNCSE, volume 41)


The efficiency of the grid-adaptive magnetohydrodynamics code NIRVANA3 is studied. For that two three-dimensional benchmark problems are proposed: a hydrodynamical implosion problem possessing spherical symmetry and a shock-cloud collision problem in a magnetic medium. An efficiency parameter is defined which contains both the obtained speedup factor and an error estimate.


Comparison Simulation Grid Solution Base Grid Patch Distribution Grid Hierarchy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • U. Ziegler
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  1. 1.Astrophysikalisches Institut PotsdamPotsdamGermany

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