# Simulations of Core Convection in Rotating A-Type Stars: Differential Rotation and Overshooting

@article{Browning2003SimulationsOC, title={Simulations of Core Convection in Rotating A-Type Stars: Differential Rotation and Overshooting}, author={Matthew Keith Morris Browning and Allan Sacha Brun and J. Toomre}, journal={The Astrophysical Journal}, year={2003}, volume={601}, pages={512-529} }

We present the results of three-dimensional simulations of core convection within A-type stars of 2 M☉, at a range of rotation rates. We consider the inner 30% by radius of such stars, thereby encompassing the convective core and some of the surrounding radiative envelope. We utilize our anelastic spherical harmonic code, which solves the compressible Navier-Stokes equations in the anelastic approximation, to examine highly nonlinear flows that can span multiple scale heights. The cores of…

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