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Manuscript Title: GRADSPMHD: a parallel MHD code based on the SPH formalism
Authors: S. Vanaverbeke, R. Keppens, S. Poedts
Program title: GRADSPMHD 1.0
Catalogue identifier: AERP_v1_0
Distribution format: tar.gz
Journal reference: Comput. Phys. Commun. 185(2014)1053
Programming language: FORTRAN 90/MPI.
Computer: HPC cluster.
Operating system: Unix.
Has the code been vectorised or parallelized?: Yes, parallellized using MPI.
RAM: ~ 30 MB for a Sedov test including 15625 particles on a single CPU.
Keywords: Magnetohydrodynamics, SPH, Meshfree methods, Magnetorotational instability, Turbulence, Parallel Tree-based SPMHD code.
Classification: 12.

Nature of problem:
Evolution of a plasma in the ideal MHD approximation.

Solution method:
The equations of magnetohydrodynamics are solved using the SPH method.

Running time:
The test provided takes approximately 20 minutes using 4 processors.