Volume 578, June 2015
|Number of page(s)||16|
|Section||Numerical methods and codes|
|Published online||05 June 2015|
Interpreting observations of molecular outflow sources: the MHD shock code mhd_vode⋆
1 Physics Department, The University, Durham DH1 3LE, UK
2 IAS (UMR 8617 du CNRS), Bâtiment 121, Université de Paris Sud, 91405 Orsay, France
3 LERMA (UMR 8112 du CNRS), Observatoire de Paris, 61 avenue de l’Observatoire, 75014 Paris, France
Received: 26 January 2015
Accepted: 11 March 2015
The planar MHD shock code mhd_vode has been developed in order to simulate both continuous (C) type shock waves and jump (J) type shock waves in the interstellar medium. The physical and chemical state of the gas in steady-state may also be computed and used as input to a shock wave model. The code is written principally in FORTRAN 90, although some routines remain in FORTRAN 77. The documented program and its input data are described and provided as supplementary material, and the results of exemplary test runs are presented. Our intention is to enable the interested user to run the code for any sensible parameter set and to comprehend the results. With applications to molecular outflow sources in mind, we have computed, and are making available as supplementary material, integrated atomic and molecular line intensities for grids of C- and J-type models; these computations are summarized in the Appendices.
Key words: astrochemistry / stars: formation / ISM: jets and outflows / ISM: kinematics and dynamics / infrared: ISM
Appendix tables, a copy of the current version of the code, and of the two model grids are only available at the CDS via anonymous ftp to cdsarc.u-strasbg.fr (126.96.36.199) or via http://cdsarc.u-strasbg.fr/viz-bin/qcat?J/A+A/578/A63
© ESO, 2015
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