Re: References on ICs implementation

From: brunetto <brunetto.ziosi_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2012 13:48:27 +0200

thank you all for your suggestions!!
I'm going to check all of them!!
I did not specified I'm working on cosmological simulations, but
as I can see your suggestions are very useful indeed!


On 27 June 2012 12:47, William Alexander Watson <W.Watson_at_sussex.ac.uk> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> This paper is very informative on the topic of IC generation for
> cosmological simulations:
>
> arxiv.org/pdf/astro-ph/0506540
>
> Will
>
>
> On 27/06/2012 11:34, Enders wrote:
>
>
> You can take a look at "Nemo - Stellar Toolbox". It has lots of IC
> generators, basically
> any program that starts with "mk" like "mkplummer". They might be easy
> enough to understand.
>
> The closest to a tutorial I have seen is this:
> http://www.artcompsci.org/kali/vol/plummer/title.html#TOC
>
>
> Hi all!
> I'm quite new to Gadget and new to the list, so please excuse me if I
> ask silly questions.
> I'm trying to work with Gadget and ICs generators for my PhD project,
> but I can't find any reference on
> how they work in practice.
>
> I've read a lot of papers on the theory, on the refinement of the
> algorithms, but
> nothing about "how to write down a simple ICs generator" for example,
> or how to implement
> that theory.
> Something like ICs generator tutorial o ICs for dummies!
>
> I've also tried to read the sources of N-GenIC, 2LPTic, grafic,
> mpcgrafic and cosmics,
> but I am not able to understand the essentials.
>
> Can you suggest me at least a starting point to understand
> the implementation of the algorithms for IC generation?
>
> Thanks!
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
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