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[ascl:1709.010] MagIC: Fluid dynamics in a spherical shell simulator

MagIC simulates fluid dynamics in a spherical shell. It solves for the Navier-Stokes equation including Coriolis force, optionally coupled with an induction equation for Magneto-Hydro Dynamics (MHD), a temperature (or entropy) equation and an equation for chemical composition under both the anelastic and the Boussinesq approximations. MagIC uses either Chebyshev polynomials or finite differences in the radial direction and spherical harmonic decomposition in the azimuthal and latitudinal directions. The time-stepping scheme relies on a semi-implicit Crank-Nicolson for the linear terms of the MHD equations and a Adams-Bashforth scheme for the non-linear terms and the Coriolis force.

Code site:
https://magic-sph.github.io/ https://github.com/magic-sph/magic
Appears in:
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/#abs/2015A%26A...573A..68Y
Bibcode:
2017ascl.soft09010W
Preferred citation method:

Please see citation information here: http://magic-sph.github.io/#giving-credit


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