Runtime Parameters Documentation for FLASH Release 4-beta


Simulation/SimulationMain
    basenm [STRING] ["flash_"]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Base name for output files

Simulation/SimulationMain/Blast2
    gamma [REAL] [1.6667]
        Valid Values: 0.0 to INFTY
        Ratio of specific heats for gas - for initialization
    refine_var_1 [STRING] ["pres"]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        first variable on which to refine
    refine_var_2 [STRING] ["dens"]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        second variable on which to refine
    sim_pLeft [REAL] [1000.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Pressure  in the left part of the grid
    sim_pMid [REAL] [0.01]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Pressure  in the middle of the grid
    sim_pRight [REAL] [100.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Pressure  in the righ part of the grid
    sim_posnL [REAL] [0.1]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Point of intersection between the left shock plane and x-axis
    sim_posnR [REAL] [0.9]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Point of intersection between the right shock plane and the x-axis
    sim_rhoLeft [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Density in the left part of the grid
    sim_rhoMid [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Density in the middle of the grid
    sim_rhoRight [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Density in the right part of the grid
    sim_uLeft [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        fluid velocity in the left part of the grid
    sim_uMid [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        fluid velocity in the middle of the grid
    sim_uRight [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        fluid velocity in the right part of the grid
    sim_xangle [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Angle made by diaphragm normal w/x-axis (deg)
    sim_yangle [REAL] [90.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Angle made by diaphragm normal w/y-axis (deg)

Simulation/SimulationMain/Cellular
    noiseAmplitude [REAL] [1.0e-2]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        amplitude of the white noise added to the perturbation
    noiseDistance [REAL] [5.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        distances above and below r_init get noise added
    radiusPerturb [REAL] [25.6]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        distance below which the perturbation is applied
    rhoAmbient [REAL] [1.0e7]
        Valid Values: 0 to INFTY
        density of the cold upstream material
    rhoPerturb [REAL] [4.236e7]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        density of the post shock material
    tempAmbient [REAL] [2.0e8]
        Valid Values: 0 to INFTY
        temperature of the cold upstream material
    tempPerturb [REAL] [4.423e9]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        temperature of the post shock material
    usePseudo1d [BOOLEAN] [FALSE]
        .true. for a 1d initial configuration, with the copied along the y and z
        directions .false. for a spherical configuration
    velxAmbient [REAL] [0.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        x-velocity of the cold upstream material
    velxPerturb [REAL] [2.876E+08]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        x-velocity of the post shock material
    xCenterPerturb [REAL] [0.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    xc12 [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: 0.0 to 1.0
        mass fraction of c12
    xhe4 [REAL] [0.0]
        Valid Values: 0.0 to 1.0
        mass fraction of he4
    xo16 [REAL] [0.0]
        Valid Values: 0.0 to 1.0
        mass fraction of o16
    yCenterPerturb [REAL] [0.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    zCenterPerturb [REAL] [0.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained


Simulation/SimulationMain/ConductionDelta
    cond_K0 [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        coefficient K0 for conductivity K = rho c_v K0 T^n , where n is given by
        cond_TemperatureExponent.
    cond_TemperatureExponent [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Temperature exponent n. For n=0 you get constant conductivity. See D.
        Mihalas & B. W. Mihalas 1984 p 551. For n=6, e.g., you get nonlinear
        conduction as in Fig 103.1(b) there.
    iniCondTemperatureExponent [REAL] [-999.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        exponent for computing the temperature curve used as initial condition.
        Set to 0 to get a Gaussian. Set to -999.0 to get the value of
        cond_TemperatureExponent.
    orientation [INTEGER] [1]
        Valid Values: 0, 1, 2, 3
        1/2/3 -- planar source is oriented along x/y/z axis, 0     --
        three-dimensional point source
    rho_init [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        background density
    sim_Q [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        factor used for scaling the initial temperature distribution
    sim_tempBackground [REAL] [0.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        constant temperature background, the Gaussian peak gets added to this
    sim_xctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Temperature peak center X-coordinate
    sim_yctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Temperature peak center Y-coordinate
    sim_zctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Temperature peak center Z-coordinate
    toffset [REAL] [.001]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        time offset for initial condition
    updateHydroFluxes [BOOLEAN] [FALSE]


Simulation/SimulationMain/ConductionDeltaSaDiff
    cond_K0 [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        coefficient K0 for conductivity K = rho c_v K0 T^n , where n is given by
        cond_TemperatureExponent.
    cond_TemperatureExponent [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Temperature exponent n. For n=0 you get constant conductivity. See D.
        Mihalas & B. W. Mihalas 1984 p 551. For n=6, e.g., you get nonlinear
        conduction as in Fig 103.1(b) there.
    iniCondTemperatureExponent [REAL] [-999.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        exponent for computing the temperature curve used as initial condition.
        Set to 0 to get a Gaussian. Set to -999.0 to get the value of
        cond_TemperatureExponent.
    iniRadDiffExp [REAL] [0.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    orientation [INTEGER] [1]
        Valid Values: 0, 1, 2, 3
        1/2/3 -- planar source is oriented along x/y/z axis, 0     --
        three-dimensional point source
    rho_init [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        background density
    sim_Q [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        factor used for scaling the initial temperature distribution
    sim_maxTol [REAL] [1.0E-3]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Max allowed error
    sim_tempBackground [REAL] [0.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        constant temperature background, the Gaussian peak gets added to this
    sim_xctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Temperature peak center X-coordinate
    sim_yctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Temperature peak center Y-coordinate
    sim_zctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Temperature peak center Z-coordinate
    toffset [REAL] [.001]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        time offset for initial condition
    updateHydroFluxes [BOOLEAN] [FALSE]


Simulation/SimulationMain/DustCollapse
    sim_ictr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_initDens [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_initRad [REAL] [0.05]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_jctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_kctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_tAmbient [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained


Simulation/SimulationMain/FlatPlate
    sim_Mach [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_number [INTEGER] [1]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_pAmbient [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_radius [REAL] [0.2]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_rhoAmbient [REAL] [1.4]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_rhoBulk [REAL] [10.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_windVelx [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_windVely [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_xCtr [REAL] [0.3]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_xangle [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: 0 to 360
        Angle made by diaphragm normal w/x-axis (deg)
    sim_yCtr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_yangle [REAL] [90.]
        Valid Values: 0 to 360


Simulation/SimulationMain/GrayDiffRadShock
    sim_M0 [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        shock mach number
    sim_P0 [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        ratio of radiation pressure to material pressure
    sim_rho [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        referene density
    sim_temp [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        reference temperature

Simulation/SimulationMain/HeatexchangeIonEle
    cond_K0 [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        coefficient K0 for conductivity K = rho c_v K0 T^n , where n is given by
        cond_TemperatureExponent.
    cond_TemperatureExponent [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Temperature exponent n. For n=0 you get constant conductivity. See D.
        Mihalas & B. W. Mihalas 1984 p 551. For n=6, e.g., you get nonlinear
        conduction as in Fig 103.1(b) there.
    initialCondTemperatureExponent [REAL] [-999.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        exponent for computing the temperature curve used as initial condition.
        Set to 0 to get a Gaussian. Set to -999.0 to get the value of
        cond_TemperatureExponent.
    orientation [INTEGER] [1]
        Valid Values: 0, 1, 2, 3
        1/2/3 -- planar source is oriented along x/y/z axis, 0     --
        three-dimensional point source
    rho_init [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        background density
    sim_Q [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        factor used for scaling the initial temperature distribution
    sim_analytical_maxNewton [INTEGER] [5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        maximum number of Newton-Raphson iterations to try.
    sim_analytical_tolerance [REAL] [1.e-8]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        tolerance for the Newton-Raphson iterations
    sim_eleTemp [REAL] [1.0e5]
        Valid Values: 0.0+ to INFTY

    sim_ionTemp [REAL] [6.0e5]
        Valid Values: 0.0+ to INFTY

    sim_maxTolCoeff0 [REAL] [1.0e-8]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_maxTolCoeff1 [REAL] [0.0001]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_maxTolCoeff2 [REAL] [0.01]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_maxTolCoeff3 [REAL] [0.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_radTemp [REAL] [0.0]
        Valid Values: 0.0 to INFTY

    sim_schemeOrder [INTEGER] [2]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_tempBackground [REAL] [0.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        constant temperature background, the Gaussian peak gets added to this
    sim_xctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Temperature peak center X-coordinate
    sim_yctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Temperature peak center Y-coordinate
    sim_zctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Temperature peak center Z-coordinate
    toffset [REAL] [.001]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        time offset for initial condition
    updateHydroFluxes [BOOLEAN] [FALSE]


Simulation/SimulationMain/HydroStatic
    sim_presRef [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_tempRef [REAL] [300.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_xyzRef [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained


Simulation/SimulationMain/IsentropicVortex
    nx_subint [INTEGER] [10]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        number of subintervals along IAXIS
    ny_subint [INTEGER] [10]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        number of subintervals along JAXIS
    p_ambient [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial ambient pressure
    particle_attribute_1 [STRING] ["pdens"]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    particle_attribute_2 [STRING] ["ptemp"]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    rho_ambient [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial ambient density
    u_ambient [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial ambient velocity
    v_ambient [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    vortex_strength [REAL] [5.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    xctr [REAL] [0.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        x coordinate of the vortex center
    yctr [REAL] [0.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        y coordinate of the vortex center

Simulation/SimulationMain/Jeans
    amplitude [REAL] [0.01]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    delta_deref [REAL] [0.01]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    delta_ref [REAL] [0.1]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    lambdax [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    lambday [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    lambdaz [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    p0 [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    reference_density [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    rho0 [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained


Simulation/SimulationMain/LaserSlab
    sim_abarCham [REAL] [4.002602]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        chamber atomic weight
    sim_abarTarg [REAL] [26.9815386]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        target atomic weight
    sim_eosCham [STRING] ["eos_gam"]
        Valid Values: "eos_tab", "eos_gam"
        chamber EOS type
    sim_eosTarg [STRING] ["eos_tab"]
        Valid Values: "eos_tab", "eos_gam"
        chamber EOS type
    sim_rhoCham [REAL] [2.655e-07]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial chamber density
    sim_rhoTarg [REAL] [2.7]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial target density
    sim_targetHeight [REAL] [0.0250]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        The thickness of the target
    sim_targetRadius [REAL] [0.0250]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        The radius to use for the target
    sim_teleCham [REAL] [290.11375]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial chamber electron temperature
    sim_teleTarg [REAL] [290.11375]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial target electron temperature
    sim_tionCham [REAL] [290.11375]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial chamber ion temperature
    sim_tionTarg [REAL] [290.11375]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial target ion temperature
    sim_tradCham [REAL] [290.11375]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial chamber radiation temperature
    sim_tradTarg [REAL] [290.11375]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial target radiation temperature
    sim_vacuumHeight [REAL] [0.0200]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        The thickness of the vacuum region in front of the target
    sim_zbarCham [REAL] [2.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        chamber average ionization
    sim_zbarTarg [REAL] [13.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        target average ionization
    sim_zminTarg [REAL] [0.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        target minimum zbar allowed

Simulation/SimulationMain/MGDInfinite
    sim_rho [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial radiation temperature
    sim_tele [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_tion [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_trad [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained


Simulation/SimulationMain/MGDStep
    sim_initGeom [STRING] ["planar"]
        Valid Values: "planar", "polar"

    sim_rho1 [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_rho2 [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_tele1 [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_tele2 [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_thickness [REAL] [0.1]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Size of the "hot" region
    sim_tion1 [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_tion2 [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_trad1 [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_trad2 [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained


Simulation/SimulationMain/MacLaurin
    angular_velocity [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Dimensionless angular velocity (Omega)
    density [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: -1.0 to INFTY
        Spheroid density (rho)): set to -1 to generate spheroid mass of 1.0
    eccentricity [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: 0.0 to 1.0
        Eccentricity of the ellipsoid (e)
    equatorial_semimajor_axis [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: 0.1 to INFTY
        Equatorial semimajor axis (a1)
    nsubzones [INTEGER] [2]
        Valid Values: 1 to INFTY
        Number of sub-zones per dimension
    xctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        X-coordinate of center of spheroid
    yctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Y-coordinate of center of spheroid
    zctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Z-coordinate of center of spheroid

Simulation/SimulationMain/MacLaurin_new
    density [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: -1.0 to INFTY
        Spheroid density (rho): set to -1 to generate spheroid mass of 1.0
    eccentricity [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: 0.0 to 1.0
        Eccentricity of the ellipsoid (e)
    equatorial_semimajor_axis [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: 0.0 to INFTY
        Equatorial semimajor axis (a1)
    nsubzones [INTEGER] [2]
        Valid Values: 1 to INFTY
        Number of sub-zones per dimension
    pass_tolerance [REAL] [0.015]
        Valid Values: 0.00000000000001 to 1.0
        Allowed error for testing.  0.015 = 1.5 percent error
    xctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        X-coordinate of center of spheroid
    yctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Y-coordinate of center of spheroid
    zctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Z-coordinate of center of spheroid

Simulation/SimulationMain/NeiTest
    radius [REAL] [0.2]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    rho_ambient [REAL] [2.e-16]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    t_ambient [REAL] [1.e4]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    t_perturb [REAL] [0.2]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    vel_init [REAL] [3.e5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    xstep [REAL] [1.5e7]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained


Simulation/SimulationMain/Orbit
    ext_field [BOOLEAN] [TRUE]
        external field (TRUE) or self-grav (FALSE)?
    num_particles [INTEGER] [2]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    ptmass [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        point mass if external field
    separation [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        particle separation (2*radius)

Simulation/SimulationMain/Pancake
    MaxParticlePerZone [INTEGER] [10]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    Tfiducial [REAL] [100.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    lambda [REAL] [3.0857E24]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    pt_numX [INTEGER] [1]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    pt_numY [INTEGER] [1]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    pt_numZ [INTEGER] [1]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    xangle [REAL] [0.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    yangle [REAL] [90.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    zcaustic [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    zfiducial [REAL] [100.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained


Simulation/SimulationMain/Plasma
    sim_bx [REAL] [0.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial magnetic field x-component [T]
    sim_by [REAL] [0.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial magnetic field y-component [T]
    sim_bz [REAL] [0.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial magnetic field z-component [T]

Simulation/SimulationMain/PoisParticles
    sim_densityThreshold [REAL] [0.85]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_ptMass [REAL] [0.005]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_smlRho [REAL] [1.e-10]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained


Simulation/SimulationMain/PoisTest
    sim_smlRho [REAL] [1.E-10]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        smallest allowed value of density

Simulation/SimulationMain/RHD_Sod
    sim_pLeft [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Pressure  in the left part of the grid
    sim_pRight [REAL] [0.1]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Pressure  in the righ part of the grid
    sim_posn [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_rhoLeft [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Density in the left part of the grid
    sim_rhoRight [REAL] [0.125]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Density in the right part of the grid
    sim_uLeft [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        fluid velocity in the left part of the grid
    sim_uRight [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        fluid velocity in the right part of the grid
    sim_vLeft [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        fluid velocity in the left part of the grid
    sim_vRight [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        fluid velocity in the right part of the grid
    sim_wLeft [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        fluid velocity in the left part of the grid
    sim_wRight [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        fluid velocity in the right part of the grid
    sim_xangle [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Angle made by diaphragm normal w/x-axis (deg)
    sim_yangle [REAL] [90.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained


Simulation/SimulationMain/ReinickeMeyer
    sim_expEnergy [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Explosion energy (distributed over 2^dimen central zones)
    sim_nsubzones [INTEGER] [7]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Number of `sub-zones' in cells for applying 1d profile
    sim_pAmbient [REAL] [1.E-5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial ambient pressure
    sim_rInit [REAL] [0.05]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Radial position of inner edge of grid (for 1D)
    sim_rhoAmbient [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial ambient density
    sim_xctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Explosion center coordinates
    sim_yctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Explosion center coordinates
    sim_zctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Explosion center coordinates

Simulation/SimulationMain/SBlast
    sim_A1 [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: 1 to INFTY
        Atomic weight in region 2
    sim_A2 [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: 1 to INFTY

    sim_AIn [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: 1 to INFTY
        Atomic weight inside the energy source
    sim_EIn [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: 0 to INFTY
        Total energy inside the energy source
    sim_Z1 [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: 1 to INFTY
        Atomic number in region 1
    sim_Z2 [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: 1 to INFTY
        Atomic number in region 2
    sim_ZIn [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: 1 to INFTY
        Atomic number inside the energy source
    sim_atmos1 [INTEGER] [0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_atmos2 [INTEGER] [0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_gamma1 [REAL] [1.4]
        Valid Values: 1.1 to INFTY
        gamma in region 1
    sim_gamma2 [REAL] [1.4]
        Valid Values: 1.1 to INFTY
        gamma in region 2
    sim_gammaIn [REAL] [1.4]
        Valid Values: 1.1 to INFTY
        gamma inside the energy source
    sim_geo [INTEGER] [0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        specifies the geometry of the problem, not the geometry of the grid
    sim_h1 [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Thickness of region 1
    sim_ibound [BOOLEAN] [FALSE]
        Bounday/Discontinuity present?
    sim_p1 [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: 0 to INFTY
        Pressure in region 2
    sim_p2 [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: 0 to INFTY

    sim_pIn [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: 0 to INFTY
        Pressure inside the energy source
    sim_rIn [REAL] [0.1]
        Valid Values: 0 to INFTY
        radius of the energy source
    sim_rho1 [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: 0 to INFTY
        Density in region 2
    sim_rho2 [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: 0 to INFTY

    sim_rhoIn [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: 0 to INFTY
        Density inside the energy source
    sim_sh1 [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Scale height in region 2
    sim_sh2 [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_useE [BOOLEAN] [FALSE]
        Use total energy to define energy source
    sim_xcIn [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        x location of the center of the energy source
    sim_ycIn [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        y location of the center of the energy source
    sim_zcIn [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        z location of the center of the energy source

Simulation/SimulationMain/Sedov
    sim_expEnergy [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Explosion energy (distributed over 2^dimen central zones)
    sim_nsubzones [INTEGER] [7]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Number of `sub-zones' in cells for applying 1d profile
    sim_pAmbient [REAL] [1.E-5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial ambient pressure
    sim_rInit [REAL] [0.05]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Radial position of inner edge of grid (for 1D)
    sim_rhoAmbient [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial ambient density
    sim_xctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Explosion center coordinates
    sim_yctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Explosion center coordinates
    sim_zctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Explosion center coordinates

Simulation/SimulationMain/Sedov/WriteParticleSubset
    sim_expEnergy [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Explosion energy (distributed over 2^dimen central zones)
    sim_nsubzones [INTEGER] [7]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Number of `sub-zones' in cells for applying 1d profile
    sim_pAmbient [REAL] [1.E-5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial ambient pressure
    sim_rInit [REAL] [0.05]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Radial position of inner edge of grid (for 1D)
    sim_rhoAmbient [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial ambient density
    sim_xctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Explosion center coordinates
    sim_yctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Explosion center coordinates
    sim_zctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Explosion center coordinates

Simulation/SimulationMain/SedovChamber
    sim_expEnergy [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Explosion energy (distributed over 2^dimen central zones)
    sim_nsubzones [INTEGER] [7]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Number of `sub-zones' in cells for applying 1d profile
    sim_pAmbient [REAL] [1.E-5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial ambient pressure
    sim_rInit [REAL] [0.05]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Radial position of inner edge of grid (for 1D)
    sim_rhoAmbient [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial ambient density
    sim_xctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Explosion center coordinates
    sim_yctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Explosion center coordinates
    sim_zctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Explosion center coordinates

Simulation/SimulationMain/SedovChamber/WriteParticleSubset
    sim_expEnergy [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Explosion energy (distributed over 2^dimen central zones)
    sim_nsubzones [INTEGER] [7]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Number of `sub-zones' in cells for applying 1d profile
    sim_pAmbient [REAL] [1.E-5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial ambient pressure
    sim_rInit [REAL] [0.05]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Radial position of inner edge of grid (for 1D)
    sim_rhoAmbient [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial ambient density
    sim_xctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Explosion center coordinates
    sim_yctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Explosion center coordinates
    sim_zctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Explosion center coordinates

Simulation/SimulationMain/SedovSelfGravity
    exp_energy [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Explosion energy (distributed over 2^dimen central zones)
    p_ambient [REAL] [1.E-5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial ambient pressure
    r_init [REAL] [0.05]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Radial position of the inner edge of the grid
    rho_ambient [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial ambient density
    sim_nsubzones [INTEGER] [7]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Number of `sub-zones' to break cells into for applying 1d profile
    t_init [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial time since explosion

Simulation/SimulationMain/SedovSolidWall
    sim_expEnergy [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Explosion energy (distributed over 2^dimen central zones)
    sim_nsubzones [INTEGER] [7]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Number of `sub-zones' in cells for applying 1d profile
    sim_pAmbient [REAL] [1.E-5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial ambient pressure
    sim_rInit [REAL] [0.05]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Radial position of inner edge of grid (for 1D)
    sim_rhoAmbient [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial ambient density
    sim_xctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Explosion center coordinates
    sim_yctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Explosion center coordinates
    sim_zctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Explosion center coordinates

Simulation/SimulationMain/ShafranovShock
    diff_scaleFactThermFlux [REAL] [0.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Factor applied to the temperature differences (or internal energy
        differences) that are added to flux arrays by the flux-based thermal
        Diffusion implementation.
    gamma [REAL] [1.6667]
        Valid Values: 0.0 to INFTY
        Ratio of specific heats for gas - for initialization
    sim_DataPoints [INTEGER] [448]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Number of data points in sim_InitData file
    sim_InitData [STRING] ["plasma_shock.out"]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Name of the file containing input data
    sim_ShockSpeed [REAL] [1.048805969E+06]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Shock Speed
    sim_abar [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Fluid atomic number
    sim_maxTol [REAL] [2.0E-2]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Max allowed error ( < 2% error)
    sim_zbar [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Fluid average ionization

Simulation/SimulationMain/ShuOsher
    sim_aRho [REAL] [0.2]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Amplitude of the density perturbation
    sim_fRho [REAL] [5.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Frequency of the density perturbation
    sim_nsubint [INTEGER] [100]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Number of subintervals to average over to get cell-averages.
    sim_pLeft [REAL] [10.33333]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Pressure in left part of grid
    sim_pRight [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Pressure in right part of grid
    sim_posn [REAL] [-4.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Point of intersection between the shock plane and the x-axis
    sim_rhoLeft [REAL] [3.857143]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Density in left part of grid
    sim_rhoRight [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Density in right part of grid
    sim_uLeft [REAL] [2.629369]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Fluid velocity in right part of grid
    sim_uRight [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Fluid velocity in right part of grid

Simulation/SimulationMain/Sod
    gamma [REAL] [1.6667]
        Valid Values: 0.0 to INFTY
        Ratio of specific heats for gas - for initialization
    hy_eosModeAfter [STRING] ["dens_ie_scatter"]
        Valid Values: "dens_ie", "dens_pres", "dens_temp", "dens_ie_all",
        "dens_ie_scatter", "dens_ie_gather", "dens_ie_sele_gather",
        "dens_temp_equi", "dens_temp_all", "dens_temp_gather"
        Eos mode to apply at the end of a hydro sweep, after hy_ppm_updateSoln
        is done.  Meaningful choices are (1): == eosMode (traditional), (2):
        "dens_ie_sele_gather" for MODE_DENS_EI_SELE_GATHER.
    sim_pLeft [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: 0 to INFTY
        Pressure  in the left part of the grid
    sim_pRight [REAL] [0.1]
        Valid Values: 0 to INFTY
        Pressure  in the righ part of the grid
    sim_posn [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_rhoLeft [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: 0 to INFTY
        Density in the left part of the grid
    sim_rhoRight [REAL] [0.125]
        Valid Values: 0 to INFTY
        Density in the right part of the grid
    sim_uLeft [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        fluid velocity in the left part of the grid
    sim_uRight [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        fluid velocity in the right part of the grid
    sim_xangle [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: 0 to 360
        Angle made by diaphragm normal w/x-axis (deg)
    sim_yangle [REAL] [90.]
        Valid Values: 0 to 360


Simulation/SimulationMain/SodSpherical
    sim_idir [INTEGER] [1]
        Valid Values: 1, 2
        the direction along which to propagate the shock.  sim_idir = 1 is
        horizontal.  sim_idir = 2 is vertical.
    sim_pLeft [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        initial pressure on the left side of the interface
    sim_pRight [REAL] [0.1]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        initial pressure on the right side of the interface
    sim_rhoLeft [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        initial density left of the interface
    sim_rhoRight [REAL] [0.125]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        initial density right of interface
    sim_shockpos [REAL] [0.4]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        distance of the shock plane from y-axis (for sim_idir=1) or x-axis (for
        sim_idir=2)

Simulation/SimulationMain/SodStep
    nblockx [INTEGER] [4]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        num initial blocks in x dir
    nblocky [INTEGER] [4]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        num initial blocks in y dir
    nblockz [INTEGER] [1]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        num initial blocks in z dir
    sim_pLeft [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: 0 to INFTY
        Pressure  in the left part of the grid
    sim_pRight [REAL] [0.1]
        Valid Values: 0 to INFTY
        Pressure  in the righ part of the grid
    sim_posn [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_rhoLeft [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: 0 to INFTY
        Density in the left part of the grid
    sim_rhoRight [REAL] [0.125]
        Valid Values: 0 to INFTY
        Density in the right part of the grid
    sim_stepInDomain [BOOLEAN] [false]
        -- whether there is a missing block in the initial domain
    sim_uLeft [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        fluid velocity in the left part of the grid
    sim_uRight [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        fluid velocity in the right part of the grid
    sim_xangle [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: 0 to 360
        Angle made by diaphragm normal w/x-axis (deg)
    sim_yangle [REAL] [90.]
        Valid Values: 0 to 360


Simulation/SimulationMain/StirTurb
    c_ambient [REAL] [1.e0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        reference sound speed
    mach [REAL] [0.3]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        reference mach number
    rho_ambient [REAL] [1.e0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        reference density

Simulation/SimulationMain/WindTunnel
    sim_pAmbient [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_rhoAmbient [REAL] [1.4]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_windVel [REAL] [3.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained


Simulation/SimulationMain/magnetoHD/BlastBS
    Bx0 [REAL] [100.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial magnitude of Bx
    Radius [REAL] [0.1]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Radius
    tiny [REAL] [1.e-16]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Threshold value used for numerical zero
    xCtr [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        x center of the computational domain
    yCtr [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        y center of the computational domain
    zCtr [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        z center of the computatoinal domain

Simulation/SimulationMain/magnetoHD/BrioWu
    b_normal [REAL] [0.75]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Magnetic field normal component
    by_left [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    by_right [REAL] [-1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    bz_left [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    bz_right [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    p_left [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    p_right [REAL] [0.1]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    posn [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Point of intersection between the shock plane and the x-axis
    rho_left [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    rho_right [REAL] [0.125]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    rx [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    ry [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    tiny [REAL] [1.e-16]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Threshold value used for numerical zero
    u_left [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    u_right [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    v_left [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    v_right [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    w_left [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    w_right [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    xangle [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Angle made by diaphragm normal w/x-axis (deg)
    xmax [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    xmin [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    yangle [REAL] [90.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Angle made by diaphragm normal w/y-axis (deg)
    ymax [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    ymin [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained


Simulation/SimulationMain/magnetoHD/CurrentSheet
    B0 [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Magnitude of By
    U0 [REAL] [0.1]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Amplitude of U (x-velocity)
    beta [REAL] [0.2]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial beta plasma
    tiny [REAL] [1.e-16]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Threshold value used for a numerical zero

Simulation/SimulationMain/magnetoHD/FieldLoop
    Az_initial [REAL] [0.001]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Strength of initial z-component of magnetic vector potential
    R_fieldLoop [REAL] [0.3]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Radius of field loop
    U_initial [REAL] [2.23606796749979]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Strength of initial vector fields
    rx [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Field loop advection angle = atan(rx/ry)
    ry [REAL] [2.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    tiny [REAL] [1.e-16]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Threshold value used for numerical zero
    velz_initial [REAL] [0.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    xCtr [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        x center of the computational domain
    yCtr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        y center of the computational domain
    zCtr [REAL] [0.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        z center of the computatoinal domain

Simulation/SimulationMain/magnetoHD/OrszagTang
    perturbation [REAL] [0.2]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    tiny [REAL] [1.e-16]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Threshold value used for numerical zero

Simulation/SimulationMain/magnetoHD/Rotor
    Radius [REAL] [0.115]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Radius
    perturbZ [REAL] [0.2]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        small perturbation of velocity fields in z-direciton
    tiny [REAL] [1.e-16]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Threshold value used for numerical zero
    xCtr [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        x center of the computational domain
    yCtr [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        y center of the computational domain
    zCtr [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        z center of the computatoinal domain

Simulation/SimulationMain/unitTest/Cosmology
    eintSwitch [REAL] [0.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained


Simulation/SimulationMain/unitTest/Eos
    eosMode [STRING] ["dens_temp"]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        The Mode for applying Eos
    sim_densMax [REAL] [1.e8]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial distribution of density, maximum.  Even distribution between
        logarithm of min/max.
    sim_densMin [REAL] [1.e-2]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial distribution of density, minimum.  Even distribution between
        logarithm of min/max.
    sim_initialMass [INTEGER] [-1]
        Valid Values: -1 to INFTY
        Distribution of initial mass.  -1 to put gradient in SPEC(1) and
        SPEC(NSPECIES) 0 to divide evenly throughout SPECIES i to put all mass
        on SPECIES i
    sim_presMax [REAL] [1.e7]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial distribution of pressure, maximum.  Even distribution between
        logarithm of min/max
    sim_presMin [REAL] [1.e-2]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial distribution of pressure, minimum.  Even distribution between
        logarithm of min/max
    sim_tempMax [REAL] [1.e9]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial distribution of temperature, maximum.  Even distribution between
        logarithm of min/max
    sim_tempMin [REAL] [1.e5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial distribution of temperature, minimum.  Even distribution between
        logarithm of min/max
    sim_xnMax [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial distribution of a single species, maximum.  Even distribution
        between logarithm of min/max
    sim_xnMin [REAL] [1.e-10]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Initial distribution of a single species, minimum.  Even distribution
        between logarithm of min/max
    smallt [REAL] [1.E-10]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Cutoff value for temperature

Simulation/SimulationMain/unitTest/Eos/timeEosUnitTest
    num_eos_calls [INTEGER] [30000]
        Valid Values: 1 to INFTY


Simulation/SimulationMain/unitTest/Gravity/Poisson
    sim_subSample [INTEGER] [7]
        Valid Values: 1 to 12
        Reflects the subsampling philosophy of Multipole.  See
        physics/Grid/GridSolvers/Multipole/Config/mpole_subSample

Simulation/SimulationMain/unitTest/Gravity/Poisson3
    angular_velocity [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Dimensionless angular velocity (Omega)
    density [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: -1.0 to INFTY
        Spheroid density (rho): set to -1 to generate spheroid mass of 1.0
    eccentricity [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: 0.0 to 1.0
        Eccentricity of the ellipsoid (e)
    equatorial_semimajor_axis [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: 0.0 to INFTY
        Equatorial semimajor axis (a1)
    nsubzones [INTEGER] [2]
        Valid Values: 1 to INFTY
        Number of sub-zones per dimension
    pass_tolerance [REAL] [0.015]
        Valid Values: 0.00000000000001 to 1.0
        Allowed error for testing.  0.015 = 1.5 percent error
    xctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        X-coordinate of center of spheroid
    yctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Y-coordinate of center of spheroid
    zctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Z-coordinate of center of spheroid

Simulation/SimulationMain/unitTest/Gravity/Poisson3/timeMultipole
    num_poisson_solves [INTEGER] [100]
        Valid Values: 1 to INFTY


Simulation/SimulationMain/unitTest/Gravity/Poisson3_active
    angular_velocity [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Dimensionless angular velocity (Omega)
    density [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: -1.0 to INFTY
        Spheroid density (rho): set to -1 to generate spheroid mass of 1.0
    eccentricity [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: 0.0 to 1.0
        Eccentricity of the ellipsoid (e)
    equatorial_semimajor_axis [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: 0.0 to INFTY
        Equatorial semimajor axis (a1)
    nsubzones [INTEGER] [2]
        Valid Values: 1 to INFTY
        Number of sub-zones per dimension
    pass_tolerance [REAL] [0.015]
        Valid Values: 0.00000000000001 to 1.0
        Allowed error for testing.  0.015 = 1.5 percent error
    xctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        X-coordinate of center of spheroid
    yctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Y-coordinate of center of spheroid
    zctr [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Z-coordinate of center of spheroid

Simulation/SimulationMain/unitTest/Laser_quadraticTube
    sim_printBlockVariables [BOOLEAN] [false]
        Print what is in each block on each processor?

Simulation/SimulationMain/unitTest/PFFT_BlktriFD
    alpha_x [REAL] [0.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    waven_x [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    waven_y [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    waven_z [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained


Simulation/SimulationMain/unitTest/PFFT_XYperZneuFD
    alpha_x [REAL] [0.3141592653589793]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    alpha_y [REAL] [0.3141592653589793]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    waven_x [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    waven_y [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    waven_z [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained


Simulation/SimulationMain/unitTest/ParticlesAdvance
    sim_maxTolCoeff0 [REAL] [1.0e-8]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_maxTolCoeff1 [REAL] [0.0001]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_maxTolCoeff2 [REAL] [0.01]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_maxTolCoeff3 [REAL] [0.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    sim_schemeOrder [INTEGER] [2]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained


Simulation/SimulationMain/unitTest/ParticlesAdvance/HomologousPassive
    sim_a0 [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        constant component of velocity field factor a(t)
    sim_a1 [REAL] [0.1]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        varying part of velocity field factor a(t)
    sim_analyticParticlePositions [BOOLEAN] [FALSE]

    sim_fakeMapMeshToParticles [BOOLEAN] [TRUE]

    sim_p_amb [REAL] [8.e5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Gas Pressure: Entire domain receives this ambient parameter
    sim_rho_amb [REAL] [0.95e-3]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Gas Density:  Entire domain receives this ambient parameter
    sim_seed [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Random number seed -- NOT USED please ignore
    sim_vx_amb [REAL] [0.5]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Gas x-velocity:  Dominant flow velocity throughout domain
    sim_vx_multiplier [REAL] [1.0]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Half of the domain in y has x-velocity multiplied by this value
    sim_vx_pert [REAL] [0.1]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Scales [-1,1] random number in x direction: set to zero for uniform flow
    sim_vy_pert [REAL] [0.1]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Scales [-1,1] random number in y direction: set to zero for uniform flow
    sim_vz_pert [REAL] [0.1]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained
        Scales [-1,1] random number in z direction: set to zero for uniform flow

Simulation/SimulationMain/unitTest/XYZneu_3D_HYPRE
    alpha_x [REAL] [0.3141592653589793]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    alpha_y [REAL] [0.3141592653589793]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    waven_x [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    waven_y [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    waven_z [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained


Simulation/SimulationMain/unitTest/XYneu_2D_HYPRE
    alpha_x [REAL] [0.3141592653589793]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    alpha_y [REAL] [0.3141592653589793]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    waven_x [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    waven_y [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained

    waven_z [REAL] [1.]
        Valid Values: Unconstrained