High Performance Computing and Numerical Modelling
by Volker Springel
Publisher: arXiv 2014
Number of pages: 108
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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