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By P. Berczik and R. Spurzem

Abstract

We present our recently developed 3-dimensional chemodynamical code for galaxy evolution. It follows the evolution of all components of a galaxy such as dark matter, stars, molecular clouds and diffuse interstellar matter (ISM). Dark matter and stars are treated as collisionless N-body systems. The ISM is numerically described by a smoothed particle hydrodynamics (SPH) approach for the diffuse (hot) gas and a sticky particle scheme for the (cool) molecular clouds. Additionally, the galactic components are coupled by several phase transitions like star formation, stellar death or condensation and evaporation processes within the ISM. As an example here we present the dynamical, chemical and photometric evolution of a star forming dwarf galaxy with a total baryonic mass of 2×10 9 M⊙

Topics: computational methods, SPH, chemodynamics – evolution of galaxies
Year: 2002
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