[mesa-users] logQ_limit and the ZAHB

Jeremy Sakstein jeremy.sakstein at port.ac.uk
Thu Aug 11 10:15:50 EDT 2016


Thanks guys,

I understand this a bit better now. The HR diagram looked the same but I
didn't look at the T-Rho box too much so I will do that now and let you
know what happens.

I set logQ to max but it still went over it for a small modification.

Cheers,

Jeremy



On 11 August 2016 at 15:08, Josiah Schwab <jwschwab at berkeley.edu> wrote:

> Hi Jeremy,
>
> > I can see how this is set in controls_default but what does this really
> > mean? I am not sure what logQ is. What is so different from the standard
> > case that the code needs to stop for this reason?
>
> When trying to see the differences between two models, PGSTAR (or other)
> plotting is key.  As Aaron explained, you have material nearing the edge
> of the EOS tables.  I would bet that if you look at a plot like
>
>   http://mesa.sourceforge.net/pgstar_defaults.html#TRho_Profile_window
>
> in the standard and modified cases, you'll see pretty significant
> differences in the structure.
>
> Josiah
>
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