Tricco, Terrence S. (Terrence Stansilaus) (2010) Simulation and visualisation of astrophysical plasmas with smoothed particle magnetohydrodynamics. Masters thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
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A numerical implementation of the equations of magnetohydrodynamics has been developed using the Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH) method. Self gravitational forces have been included using the Barnes-Hut octree algorithm. A nearest neighbour search algorithm has been devised which links adjacent, spatially exclusive nodes from a spatial decomposition tree to create a mesh facilitating efficient searching. Visualisations of SPH fluids were created using Delaunay triangulation with particles serving as triangle vertices.
|Item Type:||Thesis (Masters)|
|Additional Information:||Includes bibliographical references (leaves 118-123).|
|Department(s):||Science, Faculty of > Computer Science|
|Library of Congress Subject Heading:||Magnetohydrodynamics--Computer simulation; Plasma astrophysics--Computer simulation|
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