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Numerical Astrophysics : Astrophysics and Space Science Library (Hardcover) - Shoken M. Miyama

Numerical Astrophysics

Astrophysics and Space Science Library (Hardcover)

By: Shoken M. Miyama (Editor), Kohji Tomisaka (Editor), Tomoyuki Hanawa (Editor)

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This book contains all the oral and poster sessions presented at the 'Numerical Astrophysics 1998' symposium held in Tokyo on March 10-13, 1998. It covers a wide variety of research fields, from the large-scale structure of the Universe to planetary systems. Astrophysics employing all kinds of supercomputers, such as massive-parallel computers, parallel vector machines, and special-purpose computers, are included. Animations and full-color graphics based on computer simulations are presented in an accompanying CD-ROM, which also contains documents written in HTML for brief explanations. Recent progress in numerical methods, remote data analysis, and special-purpose computers are also reviewed. This book is suitable for researchers and graduate students in astronomy/astrophysics, who want an overview of the present research fronts based on supercomputing.

Preface
List of Participants
Cosmological Simulations
Exploring Redshift-Space Clustering with Cosmological N-body Simulations
Cosmological Adaptive Mesh Refinement
N-body Simulation of Dark Matter Halo Formation Using Grape
Large Cosmological N-body Simulations and Clustering of Dark Matter Halos
Evolution of the Power Spectrum an the Self-Similarity in the Expanding One-Dimensional Universe
Light Propagation in Inhomogeneous Universe
Photoionization and Dynamical Evolution of Mini-Pancakes
3D Radiative Transfer Calculations on the Cosmic Reionization
Effects of the UV Background Radiation on Galaxy Formation
The Permeation of Diffuse UV Radiation into Pregalactic Clouds
A Two-Temperature Model of Intracluster Medium
Dynamical Simulation of Intergalactic Heavy Elements
Primordial Gas Collapsing with H[subscript 2] Cooling
Fragmentation of Pancake Collapsed Layers from Initial Fluctuation of CDM Spectrum
Formation and Evolution of Galactic Halos in Clusters of Galaxies
Comparison of Simulated and Observed Density Profiles in Galaxy Cluster
Where Galaxies Collide: Simulation of M81-M82-NGC3077 System Using a Parallelized TreeSPH Code
The Formation of Cuspy Density Profiles through Violent Relaxation of Stellar Systems
Signature of Density Wave Resonances in N-body Simulations of Spiral Galaxies
The Formation and Simulation Analysis of a Ring Galaxy
Origin of the Structure Difference between Elliptical Galaxies and Dwarf Elliptical Galaxies
Formation of Dwarf Galaxies by Delayed Star Formation
The Effect of Self-Gravity of Gas on Gas Fuelling in the Barred Galaxy with a Supermassive Black Hole
Fragmentation and Core Formation in Dynamically Collapsing Rotating Clouds
Anisotropic Fokker-Planck Models of Star Clusters
Numerical Study of Survival Condition of Subsystems during Cold Collapse
Force Distribution and Relaxation Time in Clusters of Galaxies
An X-Ray Microlensing Test of AU-Scale Quasar Disk Structure
Photoionization and Magnetized Winds: HII Regions and Planetary Nebulae
3-D Simulations of the MHD Kelvin-Helmholtz Instability
Simulations of MHD Turbulence in Giant Molecular Clouds
Studying the Physics of Star Formation in Single and Interacting Galaxies
Numerical Simulations of Compressible Multi-Phase Flow by CIP-Method
Modeling of a Galactic Spiral Arm as a Bore-Shock Combination
Formation of GMCs by Aggregation in a Disk with Rigid Body Rotation
Head-On Collisions of Isothermal Clouds
Simulation of the Ambipolar Filamentation of Turbulent Magnetic Fields
Three-Dimensional MHD Simulations: The Parker Instability under a Uniform Gravity
The Disk-Halo Interaction via the Parker Instability
Two-Dimensional Numerical MHD Simulation of Magnetic Reconnection in Galaxy
Three-Dimensional MHD Simulations of Self-Gravitating Magnetized Gas Layer under External Pressure
Formation of Disks and Binaries
Gravitational Collapse and Fragmentation in Molecular Clouds with Adaptive Mesh Refinement Hydrodynamics
Gravitational Contraction of Magnetized Clouds
Gravitational Collapse of Rotating Clouds: Bar and Disk Formation in a Self-Similarly Contracting Cloud
The Formation of Common-Envelope, Pre-Main-Sequence Binary Stars
Evolution of Orbital Eccentricity of a Protoplanet
Numerical Simulations of the Formation of Small Protostellar Clusters Using an SPH Code
Formation of a Dense Filamentary Core and its Fragmentation into Pre-Protostellar Cores
Dynamical Contraction of Rotating Polytropic Gas Disk
A Radiation Hydrodynamical Model for Protostellar Collapse
Radiation Hydrodynamical Simulations of the Gravitational Collapse of Filamentary Gas Clouds
Gravitational Collapse of a Filamentary Molecular Cloud Triggered by HII Region
Nonaxisymmetric Dynamic Instabilities of Star/Disk Systems
Three-Dimensional Hydrodynamics of Protostellar Disks: The Effects of Thermal Energetics
Molecular Evolution in Planet-Forming Circumstellar Disks
SEDs and IR Images of Disks around YSOs
Driving Protostellar Jets
Gas Accretion to the Jovian Planet in the Protoplanetary Disk
Instability and Turbulence in Accretion Disks
Three-Dimensional Global MHD Simulations of Accretion Disks and Jet Formation
2.5D Nonsteady MHD Simulations of Magnetically Driven Jets from Accretion Disks by Using the CIP-MOCCT Method
Spiral Structure in IP Peg: Confronting Theory and Observations
3-D SPH Simulations of Radiatively Cooling Magnetized Jets
MHD Simulation of Active Galactic Nuclei Jets
General Relativistic Jet Formation from Black-Hole Magnetized Accretion Disks
3-D Relativistic MHD Simulations of Extragalactic Jets
Jets from Time-Dependent Accretion Flows onto a Black Hole
On Magnetodynamic Jet Formation from Accretion Process of Magnetized Gas in AGN Core
General Relativistic Magnetohydrodynamic Structure around a Rotating Black Hole
Numerical Computation of Two-Dimensional Wind Accretion of Isothermal Gas
3D Finite Volume Simulation of Accretion Discs with Spiral Shocks
Resistive MHD Simulations of Magnetically Driven Mass Accretion in Active Galactic Nuclei
Magnetohydrodynamic Simulations of Recurrent X-Ray Flares in Protostars
Dynamics of a Magnetic Flux Tube in Differentially Rotating Disks
Magnetohydrodynamic Simulations of High-Beta Disks and Low-Beta Disks
3D MHD Simulations of the Magneto-Rotational Instability in Vertically Stratified Disks
Generation of Current System and Energy Deposition in a Magnetohydrodynamic Model for the Production of Radio Jets from Active Galactic Nuclei (AGN's)
Accretion Disks around Compact Objects and Protostellar Objects
On Sub-Keplerian Velocity Distribution of the Megamaser Source in NGC 1068
Gamma-Ray Emission from Galactic Black Hole Candidates and Particle Acceleration by Plasma Waves
A Way to 3D Numerical Relativity
Black Holes and Gravitational Waves: Spacetime Engineering
Supernova Explosions
Numerical Aspects of Simulations of Merging Neutron Stars
Hydrodynamic Simulations of Coalescing Binary Stars: Stability against Gravitational Collapse
Sub-Chandrasekhar Mass Models for Type Ia Supernovae: Single and Multipoint Ignition
Nucleosynthesis in Type II Supernovae and Abundance Trends of Iron-Peak Elements in Metal-Poor Stars
Explosion of a Neutron Star below the Minimum Mass with Implicit Hydrodynamics
Multigroup Flux Limited Diffusion Scheme Code for Cooling Simulations of Protoneutron Stars
Dynamical Evolution of Boson Stars
Stream-Stream Collision Hydrodynamics with Radiative Cooling around a Massive Black Hole
Solar Convection and MHD
MHD Simulations of Magnetic Reconnection and Solar Flares
Towards the Understanding of Magnetic Reconnection: Simulation and Satellite Observations
3D Nonlinear MHD Wave Heating of Coronal Loops
Simulation Study on Catastrophic Instability in Solar Corona
MHD Simulation of a Solar Flare Based on a Magnetic Reconnection Model
Rising Magnetic Flux and Convection
The Extrapolated 3-D Solar Magnetic Fields in AR 7321
The Magnetic Field Structure of NOAA 8100 on 4 November 1997 from the 3-D Boundary Element Solution of the Force-Free Field
Magnetic Reconnection and Flare Loop Motion
A Magnetohydrodynamic Model to Dark Filament Eruption and Arcade Flaring
The 3-Dimensional Numerical Simulation of Solar Flares
Three-Dimensional MHD Simulations of the Emergence of Twisted Magnetic Flux Tubes in the Solar Atmosphere
A Radiative Wind Model for Active Hot Stars
Formation of the 3-Ring Structure in the SN 1987A Nebula due to the Magnetic Pressure Force
A Dream to Solve All Phases of Matter, Solid, Liquid, and Gas, Simultaneously
Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics
Advanced Methods in Particle Hydrodynamics
A 3-D Radiative Transfer Solver Using a Massively Parallel Computer
Multi3D, 3D Non-LTE Radiative Transfer
A Higher-Order Godunov Scheme for Non-Ideal Magnetohydrodynamics
A Second Order Accurate Numerical Scheme for MHD Equations
Numerical Simulations of the Astrophysical MHD Flows
How to Determine the Smoothing Length in SPH?
Parallel TreeSPH
Parallel Particle Simulations
The Forest Method as a New Parallel Tree Method
A Stochastic Simulation Method for Fokker-Planck Equations
A Genetic Algorithm for Determining the Orbits of Interacting Galaxies
Multi-Dimensional Astrophysical Structural Analysis
Computational Developments for Moving Clusters with Application to Hyades
Special-Purpose Computer for Gravitational N-body System: GRAPE
Beyond VRML: Efficient 3-D Data Transfer for Remote Visualization
Laser Fusion and Laboratory Astrophysics with Intense Lasers
PROGRAPE-1: A Programmable Special-Purpose Computer for Many-Body Simulations
Development of a Special Purpose Computer for Cosmic Hydrodynamics Using the SPH Method
New Data Compression for Multi-Dimensional Numerical Simulation
On CD-ROM
Author Index
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ISBN: 9780792355663
ISBN-10: 0792355660
Series: Astrophysics and Space Science Library (Hardcover)
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 437
Published: March 1999
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.83