Seminars
 
ICCUB COURSE – Course on “Numerical Relativity”
 
Location
Room 507 (Pere Pascual), 5th floor
Date
11/12/2017 - 15/12/2017
 
Topics Covered, Preliminary Course Outline:
 
  1. Theoretical foundations of NumRel for time evolution problems (taking BH binaries as example). This will be the major part and includes:
    1. 3+1 formulation,
    2. initial data problem,
    3. hyperbolicity and well-posed Cauchy formulations of Einstein's equations,
    4. wave extraction and apparent horizons
  2. Basic numerical methods
  3. Hands-on:
    1. introduction to xtensor; see http://xact.es/
    2. introduction to the open-source Einstein Toolkit; see http://einsteintoolkit.org/
Dates: 11-15 December
  • Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday: from 11:00 - 12:50
  • Thursday: 15:30 - 17:30
  • Friday: from 10:30 - 12:00 and 14:30 - 17:30
Contact email: hwitek(a)icc.ub.edu
 
Attached Documents
Generalitat de CatalunyaUniversitat de BarcelonaUniversitat Autònoma de BarcelonaUniversitat Politècnica de CatalunyaConsejo Superior de Investigaciones CientíficasCentres de Recerca de Catalunya