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Gawryszczak, A J; Mayer, L; Boley, A; Tasker, E (2010). On resolution requirements for selfgravitating protoplanetary discs – a comparison of grid and SPH codes. EAS Publications Series, 42:267-274.

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The resolution criterion for self-gravity in AMR codes derived by Truelove et al. (1997) based on the Jeans length is a very robust one and thus quite popular. We believe that for some configurations, such as self-gravitating discs, there are reasons to supplement it in order to properly resolve gravitational instabilities and clump formation processes at reasonable computational costs.


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Item Type:Journal Article, not refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:07 Faculty of Science > Institute for Computational Science
Dewey Decimal Classification:530 Physics
Deposited On:03 Mar 2011 15:04
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 14:09
Publisher:EDP Sciences ; European Astronomical Society
Publisher DOI:10.1051/eas/1042028

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