EAS Publications Series
Volume 56, 2012The Role of the Disk-Halo Interaction in Galaxy Evolution: Outflow vs. Infall?
|Page(s)||363 - 366|
|Section||Modelling the Disk-Halo Interaction in Galaxies|
|Published online||17 September 2012|
Miguel A. de Avillez (ed)
EAS Publications Series, 56 (2012) 363–366
PIERNIK MHD code – a multi–fluid, non–ideal extension of the relaxing–TVD scheme (III)
Toruń Centre for Astronomy, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń, Poland ;
We present a new multi–fluid, grid MHD code PIERNIK, which is based on the Relaxing TVD scheme (Jin & Xin 1995). The original scheme (see Trac & Pen 2003; Pen et al 2003) has been extended by an addition of dynamically independent, but interacting fluids: dust and a diffusive cosmic ray gas, described within the fluid approximation, with an option to add other fluids in an easy way. The code has been equipped with shearing–box boundary conditions, and a selfgravity module, Ohmic resistivity module, as well as other facilities which are useful in astrophysical fluid–dynamical simulations. The code is parallelized by means of the MPI library. In this paper we present Ohmic resistivity extension of the original Relaxing TVD MHD scheme, and show examples of magnetic reconnection in cases of uniform and current–dependent resistivity prescriptions.
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