[MMTK] MMTK for plasmas?
mark at mitre.org
Fri Feb 9 23:06:28 UTC 2007
New to MMTK, a couple of questions:
1. I'm interesting in doing some plasma simulations (fusion). The
MMTK emphasis is obviously molecular chem/bio but I was drawn to it
because a) it appears to use Fast Multipole M. for N body and b) its
open source python on the frontend. Is MMTK a good candidate for my area?
2. Installation/Examples. Have MMTK 2.5.16, have it compile and
installed on Fedora Core 6 after patching setup.py to find netcdf
include headers and libs. Now 'import MMTK' works, but most all of the
examples fail immediately with
> IOError: Database entry Atoms/ar not found
or similar from ../MMTK/Database.py line 51 in databasePath.
The manual suggests no database manipulation is required for default
operation but this suggests I need some Atom entries, in my local
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