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Issue No.03 - May/June (2009 vol.11)
pp: 68-73
Joel E. Tohline , Louisiana State University
Jinghya Ge , Louisiana State University
Wesley Even , Louisiana State University
Erik Anderson , University of Utah
The authors have constructed a relatively simple, customized Python module that plugs smoothly into an otherwise standard workflow within VisTrails. This has resulted in the capability to quantitatively analyze complex fluid flows in simulations of merging binary stars. The resulting visualization tool permits researchers to identify values of key rotational frequencies associated with such flows and how these frequencies change over time.
VisTrails; astrophysics; computational fluid dynamics; python, visualization corner
Joel E. Tohline, Jinghya Ge, Wesley Even, Erik Anderson, "A Customized Python Module for CFD Flow Analysis within VisTrails", Computing in Science & Engineering, vol.11, no. 3, pp. 68-73, May/June 2009, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2009.44
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