[Mesa-users] Gravitational Potential Energy Calculation

Kenny Van kvan at ualberta.ca
Tue Oct 27 19:24:21 EDT 2020

Hi Josiah,

Is there another hook that can be used to change the equation for
gravitational potential energy or is changing G in cgrav the only way?


On Tue, 27 Oct 2020 at 17:22, Josiah Schwab <jwschwab at ucsc.edu> wrote:

> Hi Kenny,
> I was wondering if anyone knows which use_other_{hook} I should be looking
>> at in modifying how the gravitational potential energy is calculated. If I
>> understand it correctly use_other_cgrav changes the gravitational
>> acceleration.
> Other cgrav changes G (Newton's constant), so it changes the potential
> energy as well.
> Josiah

Kenny X. Van
Ph.D. Candidate in Astrophysics
Department of Physics
CCIS 2-108, University of Alberta
Website: https://kvan1231.github.io/
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