THC: a new high-order finite-difference high-resolution shock-capturing code for special-relativistic hydrodynamics

  title={THC: a new high-order finite-difference high-resolution shock-capturing code for special-relativistic hydrodynamics},
  author={Davide Radice and Luciano Rezzolla},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
We present THC: a new high-order flux-vector-splitting code for Newtonian and special-relativistic hydrodynamics designed for direct numerical simulations of turbulent flows. Our code implements a variety of different reconstruction algorithms, such as the popular weighted essentially non oscillatory and monotonicity-preserving schemes, or the more specialised bandwidth-optimised WENO scheme that has been specifically designed for the study of compressible turbulence. We show the first… 
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