New formalism for numerical relativity.

  title={New formalism for numerical relativity.},
  author={Bona and Mass{\'o} and Seidel and Stela},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  volume={75 4},
  • Bona, Massó, Stela
  • Published 22 December 1994
  • Mathematics, Physics
  • Physical review letters
We present a new formulation of the Einstein equations that casts them in an explicitly first order, flux-conservative, hyperbolic form. We show that this now can be done for a wide class of time slicing conditions, including maximal slicing, making it potentially very useful for numerical relativity. This development permits the application to the Einstein equations of advanced numerical methods developed to solve the fluid dynamic equations, {\em without} overly restricting the time slicing… 
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