The Einstein Toolkit


Schnetter, E. (2011). The Einstein Toolkit. Perimeter Institute. https://pirsa.org/11060085


Schnetter, Erik. The Einstein Toolkit. Perimeter Institute, Jun. 22, 2011, https://pirsa.org/11060085


          @misc{ pirsa_11060085,
            doi = {10.48660/11060085},
            url = {https://pirsa.org/11060085},
            author = {Schnetter, Erik},
            keywords = {Particle Physics},
            language = {en},
            title = {The Einstein Toolkit},
            publisher = {Perimeter Institute},
            year = {2011},
            month = {jun},
            note = {PIRSA:11060085 see, \url{https://pirsa.org}}

Erik Schnetter Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics


The Einstein Toolkit Consortium is developing and supporting open software for relativistic astrophysics. Our aim is to provide the core computational tools that can enable new science, broaden the community, facilitate interdisciplinary research, and take advantage of emerging petascale computers and advanced cyberinfrastructure. The Einstein Toolkit currently consists of an open set of over 100 components for computational relativity along with associated tools for simulation management and visualization. The toolkit includes a vacuum spacetime solver, a relativistic hydrodynamics solver, along with components for initial data, analysis, and computational infrastructure. These components have been developed and improved over many years by many different contributors.