Parameter List by Number¶
Number 
Name 
Format 
Unit 
Synopsis 




KEPLER timestep. 




Number of zones. 




KEPLER timestep used for the previous cycle. 




KEPLER cycle number. 




Maximum fractional zonal radius change since the last iteration. 




Maximum fractional zonal temperature change since the last iteration. 




Number of iterations taken for convergence. 




Time at the beginning of the last timestep. 




Total maximum fractional zonal radius change during current cycle. 




Total maximum fractional zonal temperature change during current cycle. 




Maximum fractional zonal luminosity change since the last iteration. 




Total maximum fractional zonal luminosity change since the last iteration. 




Symbol of the ion most limiting the current KEPLER timestep. 




Total number of ions in the APPROX network (usually 




Number of ion networks specified. 




Total number of ions specified in the generator (usually 




Current total amount of mass in the problem (incl. summ0 (p 61)). 




Number of nuclear reactions edited (ions only – usually 




Total number of iterations since problem generation. 




Zone with largest fractional radius change since the last iteration. 




Zone with largest fractional temperature change since the last iteration. 




Zone with largest fractional luminosity change since the last iteration. 




Current nuclear energy generation rate from last call to subroutine





Neutrino deposition coefficient derived from the values of parameters jshell0 (p 93), jshell1 (p 94), and eexplode (p 95) and the current zonal of the star. 




Neutrino luminosity. 




Total initial internal energy. 




Total initial kinetic energy. 




Total initial potential energy. 




Total initial energy enini (q 26) enink (q 27) eninp (q 28). 




Total energy deposited so far from input “source”. See xlum0 (p 62). 




Total internal energy. 




Total kinetic energy. 




Total potential energy. 




Total current energy eni (q 31) enk (q 32) enp (q 33). 




Total net energy produced so far by nuclear reactions less neutrino losses. 




Total nonneutrino energy that has so far escaped from the star’s surface. 




Energy check. 




Rate of energy deposition by input “source”. See xlum0 (p 62). 




Rate of change in the total internal energy. 




Rate of change in the total kinetic energy. 




Rate of change in the total potential energy. 




Rate of change in the total energy. 




Total rate of nuclear energy production less neutrino losses. 




Total rate of energy escape from the star (in photons). 




Total rate of change in the energy check. 




Surface luminosity in electromagnetic radiation ( enesd). 




Photospheric radius corresponding to radius with optical depth. 




Effective surface temperature at radius (q 47). 




Current cycle number used by the BURN coprocessor (should be same as ncyc). 




Number of cycles since BURN coprocessing was initiated (usually = ncyc). 




Number of zones coprocessed by BURN during current KEPLER cycle. 




Total number of zones coprocessed by BURN since problem generation. 




Number of isotopes in the currently specified BURN network (typically 




Number of specified BURN isotopic networks (usually 1). 




Total number of isotopes specified in the BURN generator (typically 




Number of zones at the end of the last KEPLER cycle. 




Maximum zone number for which BURN coprocessing is now being done. 




Length of a BURN coprocessing/BURN ion convection subcycle (see nsubcycm (p 264)). 




Index of the piston position now being used (see :ref:’link’ and 




Total number of piston positions specified in the LINK file (see Link Input File). 




Velocity of inner problem boundary due to specified piston (see Link Input File). 




Core bounce time. Set by the nflux card in the LINK file (see Link Input File). 




Neutrino flux parameter. Set by the nflux card in the LINK file (see Link Input File). 




Neutrino flux parameter. Set by the nflux card in the LINK file (see Link Input File). 




Neutrino flux parameter. Set by the nflux card in the LINK file (see Link Input File). 




Neutrino flux parameter. Set by the nflux card in the LINK file (see Link Input File). 




Neutrino flux parameter. Set by the nflux card in the LINK file (see Link Input File). 




Neutrino flux parameter. Set by the nflux card in the LINK file (see Link Input File). 




Neutrino flux parameter. Set by the nflux card in the LINK file (see Link Input File). 




Index of the LINKspecified Ye now being utilized (see Link Input File and subroutine 




Total number of yecardspecified values in the LINK file (see Link Input File). 




Integer index of the next dump time (dump cycle number in subroutine 




Number of distinct mass coordinates used so far in describing zoning ( 




Number of ylib entries (see nylib (q 73)) at the end of the last qq dump cycle. 




Current number of zonal edit variables to be dumped(see subroutines 




Location of the next open track in the current ‘qq’ dump file (see subroutine 




Current number of specified ‘look’ variables (see subroutine 




Initial rotational energy. 




Current rotational energy. 




Initial angular momentum. 




Current total angular momentum. 




Current mass loss rate. 




Computed metallicity multiplier on mass loss rate. 




Total neutrino energy lost from the star. 




Total energy input by the piston. 




Energy input rate by the piston. 




Opacity at effective radius. 




Mass lost in the “wind”. 




Radius outside of which no convection is allowed. 




Number of BURN matrix inversions in last cycle. 




Number of negative abundance backups in subroutine 




Number mass nonconservation backups in subroutine 




Number of excess abundance change backups in subroutine 




Number if ISE nonconvergence backups in subroutine 




Rate of change of thermal (“heat”) energy content. 




Boundary pressure due to accretion. 




This quantity is for fallback test only. 




Fallback accretion rate. 




Total fallback mass. 




Cycle of problem generation or last restart. 




Initial central 




Rate of change of rotational energy during last step. 




”Timeofday” seconds of last plot. 




Time/date when problem was generated. 




Time/date when dump was generated. 




Total energy removed from problems by cutsurf. 




Internal energy removed from problems by cutsurf. 




Kinetic energy removed from problems by cutsurf. 




Potential energy removed from problems by cutsurf. 




Rotational energy removed from problems by cutsurf. 




Total angular momentum removed from problems by cutsurf. 




Total angular momentum lost due to wind. 




Total momentum of inertia of the star. 




WIMP spinemph{indepenedent} capture rate. 




WIMP spinemph{depenedent} capture rate. 




WIMP annihilation radius scale. 




WIMP capture & annihilation equilibrium time scale. 




WIMP annihilation rate (two WIMPs annihilate in one annihilation “event”). 




Total WIMP annihilation luminosity as computed by WIMP subroutine in. 




WIMP energy deposition rate in star. 




Total energy deposited in star by WIMP annihilation. 




WIMP annihilation luminosity emph{outside} star. 




Total energy produced by wimps OUTSIDE star by WIMP annihilation. 




Total amount of mass accreted in. 




Mass accreted in last time step in. 




Mass losing zone. 




Accretion zone. 




Mass lost in last time step in. 




Total mass removed from bottom. 




Total mass removed from bottom and not added to substrate. 




Mass removed in last time step. 




Accretion rate. 




Initial 




Initial metallicity. 




Current advection luminosity. 




Volume change due to mass loss. 




Volume change due to mass accretion. 




Volume change due to mass decretion (from bottom). 




Total viscous energy dissipated. 




Viscous energy dissipation rate in last time step. 




Total viscous energy dissipation check. 




Viscous energy dissipation rate check in last time step. 




Energy depositied by pulsar. 




Energy deposition rate by pulsar. 




Energy depositied by decay. 




Energy deposition rate by decay. 




Total rate of energy deposition by extra heating. 




Total energy deposition by extra heating. 




Maximum zone for which accretion advection luminosity is added. 




Atmosphere surface boundary pressure resulting from use of isurf (p 523). 




Xcomponent of current total angular momentum. 




Ycomponent of current total angular momentum. 




Zcomponent of current total angular momentum. 




Xcomponent of angular momentum removed from problems by cutsurf. 




Ycomponent of angular momentum removed from problems by cutsurf. 




Zcomponent of angular momentum removed from problems by cutsurf. 




Xcomponent of angular momentum lost due to wind. 




Ycomponent of angular momentum lost due to wind. 




Zcomponent of angular momentum lost due to wind. 




Current iteration counter for problem termination. 




Luminosity at effective radius. 