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Name

rungalaxy - run Sellwood’s galaxy program

Synopsis

rungalaxy [parameter=value]

Description

rungalaxy is a front-end to Sellwood’s galaxy(1NEMO) program.

Parameters

The following parameters are recognized in any order if the keyword is also given:
in=
input snapshot (nemo snapshot(5NEMO) format). No Default.
outdir=
directory in which GALAXY will be run. Within this directory several output files are created. No default.
scale=
number of grid cells per unit length [15.0]
dt=
integration time step [0.05]
dtout=
time between particle outputs [0.5]
dtlog=
time between integral checks [0.1]
tstop=
end time [1.0]
grid=
number of grid cells in (x,y,z,) [33,33,33]
format=%g
A printf(3) -style format specification used to write positions and velocities for the galaxy.ini input file. Default: %g
header=|4|8
If used, this is the header size for fortran unfromatted data. Normally the system should know which value to take. See also unfio(1NEMO) .
exe=
name of GALAXY executable [galaxy.exe]

Files

Within the run-directory several files are created. See galaxy(1NEMO) for a full description, but in addition a nemo snapshot(5NEMO) , galaxy.snap is created with the positions, velocities, and potential stored in single precision.

See Also

galaxy(1NEMO) , snapshot(5NEMO)

Author

Jerry Sellwood (galaxy), Peter Teuben (rungalaxy)

Update History


18-mar-04    man page created
7-mar-06    remove snap2ini dependancy


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