Numerical Methods

  • Carles BonaEmail author
  • Carles Bona-Casas
  • Carlos Palenzuela-Luque
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 783)

A numerical relativity code consists in two main ingredients: the evolution system and the discretization algorithm. Up to now, we have focused in the evolution formalism. The strong hyperbolicity requirement is a requisite for a well-posed system at the continuum level. Also, the subsidiary system, governing constraint deviations, has been studied at the continuum level, where we have seen how the subset of true Einstein’s solutions can become an attractor for extended (constraint-violating) solutions.


Weak Solution Finite Volume Method Contact Discontinuity Advection Equation Riemann Solver 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carles Bona
    • 1
    Email author
  • Carles Bona-Casas
    • 1
  • Carlos Palenzuela-Luque
    • 2
  1. 1.Departament de FísicaUniversitat de les Illes BalearsPalma de MallorcaSpain
  2. 2.Max-Planck-Institut für Gravitationsphysik (Albert Einstein Institut)GolmGermany

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