[mesa-users] mixing_type in history_columns and set_do_mb are different

Pablo Marchant pamarca at gmail.com
Thu Jun 6 03:52:22 EDT 2013


Sorry, guess I confused the set_do_mb subroutine with
the okay_to_do_magnetic_braking parameter. Are you saying that you write
out the "have_radiative_core" variable in the subroutine do_mb and it
doesn't match what you see in the mixing_regions?

On Thu, Jun 6, 2013 at 9:42 AM, Pablo Marchant <pamarca at gmail.com> wrote:

> Jiakun, do you mean that the mixing regions turn out different if you
> choose do_mb = .true. or do_mb = .false.? Those are two different physical
> situations, and if the star interacts with the companion or not depending
> on the presence of magnetic braking you will get very different results.
> Even before they interact you could get some very minor differences, as
> timesteps are also controlled depending on how the orbital angular momentum
> evolves.
>
> If there are differences you get right from the beggining, with every
> other parameter being the same, then there you would have something strange
> going on.
>
> Cheers!
>
> On Thu, Jun 6, 2013 at 5:30 AM, jiakun1219 <jiakun1219 at 163.com> wrote:
>
>>  Hey everyone,
>>
>> When to consider the magnetic braking in LMXB evolution, I write out the mixing_type in history_columns and in subroutine set_do_mb (rlo_routines.inc) respectively, and I find it have different types of mixing_type between history_columns and set_do_mb, and also the total zone number (s% nz) is different.
>>
>> So why the differences ? And which one should be reliable to choose?
>> Thank you very much!
>> jiakun
>>
>>
>>
>>
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Pablo Marchant Campos
M.Sc on Astrophysics, Universidad Católica de Chile
PhD student, Argelander-Institut für Astronomie
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