[mesa-users] bad angular_momentum_j

Kenny Van kvan at ualberta.ca
Fri Aug 12 21:25:12 EDT 2016

Hi Bill,

Isn't this the only way to calculate the convective turnover time though?
It's normally calculated as

integral from surface of star to bottom of convective envelope dr /
convective velocity.

I'm not sure how else to calculate this value except by taking dr/conv_vel

On 12 August 2016 at 17:23, Bill Paxton <paxton at kitp.ucsb.edu> wrote:

> On Aug 12, 2016, at 4:16 PM, Kenny Van wrote:
> dr is the size of the cell
> cell size, either dr or dm, is not a physically meaningful quantity -- it
> is purely a numerical construction and will change with remeshing.
> so dr/conv_vel is pretty much nonsense.
> bill
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