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Welcome to the documentation1
sopale_nested evolved from sopale during 2007 and 2008. This
User Guide reflects the state(s) of sopale_nested from 2008 to
2013. Those who have been using earlier versions of sopale_nested
will find new material in the switch list and endian issues.
Here is the background of
sopale_nested, including how it is related to SOPALE.
A description of the input
file which sopale_nested reads.
A description of the output
files which sopale_nested reads.
sopale_nested allows selective refinement (called nests) of
the Eulerian grid. Below we see, clockwise from the upper right
corner, the main Eulerian grid, and three nests.
The "Zoom" is a blowup of the main Eulerian grid in the area
of the third nest. A comparison of this "Zoom" with the third
nest shows the refinement achieved by the nesting feature.
(Click to enlarge)
A recent (January 2012) enhancement allows more than one nest
(maximum 99), and removes the restriction that nests must extend
from the surface down to the remesh line. Nests can now be