syllabus example code: gravity_minimal.pyΒΆ

[source code]

   Minimalistic routine for running a gravity code
from amuse.lab import *

def main(N=10, W0=7.0, t_end=10):
    t_end = t_end | nbody_system.time

    bodies = new_king_model(N, W0)

    gravity = Hermite()
    Etot_init = gravity.kinetic_energy + gravity.potential_energy

    Ekin = gravity.kinetic_energy
    Epot = gravity.potential_energy
    Etot = Ekin + Epot
    print "T=", gravity.get_time(), "M=", bodies.mass.sum(),
    print "E= ", Etot, "Q= ", Ekin/Epot, "dE=", (Etot_init-Etot)/Etot


def new_option_parser():
    from optparse import OptionParser
    result = OptionParser()
    result.add_option("-N", dest="N", type="int",default = 100, help="number of stars [%default]")
    result.add_option("-t", dest="t_end", type="float", default = 1, help="end time of the simulation [%default] N-body units")
    result.add_option("-W", dest="W0", type="float", default = 7.0, help="Dimension-less depth of the potential (W0) [%default]")
    return result

if __name__ in ('__main__', '__plot__'):
    o, arguments  = new_option_parser().parse_args()

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