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Name

mktestdisk - make uniform-density test disk in spheroid

Synopsis

mktestdisk out=out_file [parameter=value] ...

Description

mktestdisk sets up a cold disk of test particles orbiting in the gravitational field of a user-supplied spheroid.

Parameters

The following parameters are recognized.
in=in_file    
Spheroid snapshot(5NEMO) input file. Default: required.
out=out_file
Write to out_file in snapshot(5NEMO) form. Default: required.
rmin=min_disk_radius
Inner cutoff radius of test-particle disk. Default: 0.1.
rmax=max_disk_radius
Outer cutoff radius of test-particle disk. Default: 0.4.
eps=softening_parameter
Force softening, used when computing circular velocities. Default: 0.0.
ndisk=num_bodies
Number of disk particles. Default: 2048.
ncenter=num_center
If positive, the first num_center spheroid particles define the center of the test disk. Default: 0.
seed=random_seed
Usual random number seed. Default: 54321.
headline=message
Text headline for output. Default: none.

See Also

mkbaredisk(1NEMO) , mkdisk(1NEMO)

Author

Joshua E. Barnes


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