HERACLES: Simulating Astrophysical Fluid Flows

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HERACLES: 3D Hydrodynamical Code to Simulate Astrophysical Fluid Flows

Post by owlice » Tue Feb 15, 2011 9:34 am

HERACLES: 3D Hydrodynamical Code to Simulate Astrophysical Fluid Flows

Abstract: HERACLES is a 3D hydrodynamical code used to simulate astrophysical fluid flows. It uses a finite volume method on fixed grids to solve the equations of hydrodynamics, MHD, radiative transfer and gravity. This software is developed at the Service d'Astrophysique, CEA/Saclay as part of the COAST project and is registered under the CeCILL license. HERACLES simulates astrophysical fluid flows using a grid based Eulerian finite volume Godunov method. It is capable of simulating pure hydrodynamical flows, magneto-hydrodynamic flows, radiation hydrodynamic flows (using either flux limited diffusion or the M1 moment method), self-gravitating flows using a Poisson solver or all of the above. HERACLES uses cartesian, spherical and cylindrical grids.

Credit: Audit, Edouard; González, Matthias; Vaytet, Neil; Fromang, Sebastien; Hennebelle, Patrick; Teyssier, Romain; Tremblin, Pascal; Thooris, Bruno

Site: https://irfu.cea.fr/Projets/Site_heracles/index.html

Bibcode: 2011ascl.soft02016A

Preferred citation method: Publications making use of HERACLES should cite https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2007A%26A...464..429G and this url: http://irfu.cea.fr/Projets/Site_heracles/

ID: ascl:1102.016
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