[Mesa-users] Changing Z in binary evolution mode

Rob Farmer r.j.farmer at uva.nl
Tue Mar 5 08:01:37 EST 2019


You want to change the initial_z in the controls inlist for each star (not
the inlists for the binary physics) as metalicity is a property of a star
not of the binary.


On Tue, 5 Mar 2019 at 13:28, Gökhan Yücel <gokhanyucel at akdeniz.edu.tr>

> Hello everyone,
> I would like to make binary evolution with stars which have different z,
> not original 0.02. Nothing fancier, just trying to do evolution until mass
> transfer.
> I couldn't find any parameter to change z in binary mode. Am i missing
> something?
> If there is none, should I make single star models with different z then
> use those models for binary mode with simultaneous evolution? I'm open to
> suggestions.
> Thanks,
> Gökhan
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