**High Performance Computing and Numerical Modelling**

by Volker Springel

**Publisher**: arXiv 2014**Number of pages**: 108

**Description**:

These are lecture notes about high performance computing and numerical modelling in 43rd Saas Fee Advanced Course winter school, and specifically covering the basics of numerically treating gravity and hydrodynamics in the context of galaxy evolution.

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