AstroBEAR 2.0 New Users Guide

Chapter 1. Getting Started

Download and Installation Instructions


Setting Up a Run Directory

How to Run AstroBEAR

Your First Run - An Example Test Problem

Chapter 2. Visualizing AstroBEAR Output

AstroBEAR output is easily visualized with the software VisIt

Making basic plots in VisIt

List of particular plotting techniques in VisIt

Making movies of plots in VisIt

Visualization Tutorials — Some how-to guides on visualizing AstroBEAR output.

Official VisIt user manual

Chapter 3. Furthering Your Understanding

Understanding AstroBEAR's standard out

Understanding AstroBEAR's data files !Explain Restart Options

How to control where the mesh refines !Explain order in which it is called

Computational Scales

Setting up a properly posed problem

JobSizes — Some background and information on simulation-size feasibility.

Chapter 4. Personalizing AstroBEAR

Writing your own module !(with and/or without objects)?

How to call and customize "OBJECTS", helpful pre-written routines for AstroBEAR

How to turn on additional physics

Boundary condition options

Using Processing Objects

Setting up simulations — Tutorials and tips for setting up simulations and research.

Chapter 5. Preloaded Problem Modules

Bonnor Ebert Sphere Collapse

Bondi Flow

Chapter 6. Preloaded Functions

Hydrostatic equilibrium numerical integrator -- point-gravity

Hydrostatic equilibrium numerical integrator -- self-gravity

Chapter 7. Multiphysics Options


Equations of State

Chapter 8. Running on Different Supercomputing Platforms

Running on Super Computer Clusters ! info? — to come

Chapter 9. Trouble-shooting

  • FAQ?
  • Ticket System
  • Discussion Boards
  • Contact Information


Lessons and Schedule for Visiting New Users emacs, linux, fortran 90

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