In this document we will describe the high level design of AMUSE. During the development period of AMUSE this document will be a “Work in Progress”. It will be updated to state latests idead about the design and reflect the current implementation. More detailed documentation can be found in the reference documentation
AMUSE combines existing astrophysical numerical codes into a single system.
To develop a toolbox for performing numerical astrophysical experiments. The toolbox provides:
AMUSE development is planned to take place in a 2.5 year period. AMUSE is developed at the Leiden Observatory. The Leiden Observatory is a faculty of the Leiden University in the Netherlands. Funding is provided by a NOVA grant.