On Thu, Jun 26, 2014 at 8:22 AM, Cameron Hummels <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:I'll reply to Mike's email later, but the issue here is that we now no
> Is it clear why this issue cropped up in 3.0, but not in 2.x? I don't
> remember the vorticity_squared field being a problem in this cookbook recipe
> in the 2.x docs. What change broke this functionality?
longer assume periodicity. So if you ask for a region that extends
off the edge of the domain, and your data is not periodict, it won't
> On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 3:49 PM, Michael Zingale
> <email@example.com> wrote:
>> There are a lot of different types of boundary conditions, and some codes
>> take different actions depending on the variable, so it would be difficult
>> to support everything. I have the Maestro front-end reading in the boundary
>> type, but I usually have to override it to periodic to get yt to work.
>> One option is to provide just the minimum types of boundaries, a
>> zero-gradient/Neumann/outflow, and a reflection (perhaps that does
>> odd-reflection for vectors normal to the interface). This should cover most
>> of the standard use cases (maybe a survey of what types of boundaries people
>> use would help?). To close the remaining gap, there could be a standard
>> function interface that a user or frontend writer could provide to handle
>> "custom" BCs.
>> It would also be useful to know what routines need boundary conditions and
>> how many ghost cells are needed.
>> On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 6:33 PM, Nathan Goldbaum <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>> Maybe just fill the ghost zones with zeros? If we're feeling really
>>> ambitious we could read in the boundary conditions for the simulation and do
>>> whatever is appropriate for those BCs.
>>> On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 3:25 PM, Matthew Turk <email@example.com>
>>>> Hi all,
>>>> What should we do (in general) about non-periodic datasets and getting
>>>> ghost zones for the domain edges?
>>>> This is the reason that the cookbook recipe
>>>> simple_slice_with_multiple_fields.py fails -- it's trying to get
>>>> vorticity (needs GZs) for a non-periodic dataset.
>>>> Fixing the cookbook only requires swapping out the dataset, but I
>>>> thought we should probably open this discussion up a bit too.
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>> Michael Zingale
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>> Dept. of Physics & Astronomy • Stony Brook University • Stony Brook, NY
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>> e-mail: Michael.Zingale@stonybrook.edu
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> Cameron Hummels
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> Steward Observatory
> University of Arizona
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