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Development and Astrophysical Applications of a Parallel Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Code with MPI

  • Stefan Kunze
  • Erik Schnetter
  • Roland Speith
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Abstract

Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH) is a particle method to simulate compressible fluids. First we present a brief introduction to SPH, where we focus on an approach to treat the physical viscosity. Then we describe in detail the basic principles of our parallel implementation of the SPH method. The efficiency of the code on Cray T3E and IBM SP2 is discussed. In the last part we present a short introduction to accretion disks in interacting binary stars and report on some new results in that field achieved with our code.

Keywords

Smooth Particle Hydrodynamic Accretion Disk Message Passing Interface White Dwarf Smooth Particle Hydrodynamic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stefan Kunze
    • 1
  • Erik Schnetter
    • 1
  • Roland Speith
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Astronomie und Astrophysik, Abt. Theoretische AstrophysikUniversität TübingenTübingenGermany

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