n=3 Viscous Simulation

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In this n=3 simulation, we introduce viscosity. Eventually, the viscosity combines with the magnetic field to drive the star to uniform rotation.  The quantity ν is the viscosity coefficient appearing in the magnetic Navier-Stokes equation.

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Fluid Flow: Lagrangian Particle Representation


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