CODES
Comprehensive List
Fluid/MHD
Particle
Hybrid
General Scientific

Guide


Hydro/MHD
AstroBear - MHD + AMR + MPI
ATHENA - MHD + SR + SMR + MPI + Much more phyics
Fargo - Fast 2d planet/disk code
Flash - MHD + SR + AMR + MPI
Minvera - Cylindrical ATHENA without SR, SMR, or additional physics
Pencil-Code - MHD + MPI
PLUTO MHD + SR + AMR + MPI

Particle

Gadget - SPH + MPI
Ramses - SPH + MHD + AMR + MPI
XOOPIC - free PIC code

Hybrid

Enzo - Hybrid fluid + N-Body

General Scientific

GNUPLOT - 2d plotting routines
PGPLOT - 2d plotting routines, works with PDL
PDL - Perl Data Language, IDL substitute
S2PLOT - 3d plotting routines
Vapor - 3d visualization
VISIT - 3d visualization

Guide
MHD = Magnetohydrodynamics
SR = special relatvity
MPI = parallel
AMR = adaptive mesh refinement
SMR = static mesh refinement
SPH = smoothed particle hydrodynamics
PIC = particle in cell

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