Commit 6e0b12e0 authored by Matthieu Schaller's avatar Matthieu Schaller
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Clarify the over-density criterion of the EAGLE floors in the RTD.

parent 42dff326
......@@ -28,7 +28,11 @@ only a small role in practice. The second limit, labelled as ``Jeans``, is
used to prevent the fragmentation of high-density gas into clumps that
cannot be resolved by the coupled hydro+gravity solver. The two limits are
sketched on the following figure. An additional over-density criterion is
applied to prevent gas not collapsed into structures from being affected.
applied to prevent gas not collapsed into structures from being
affected. This criterion demands that :math:`\rho > \Delta_{\rm floor}
\Omega_b \rho_{\rm crit}`, with :math:`\Delta_{\rm floor}` specified by the
user and :math:`\rho_{\rm crit}` the critical density at that redshift
[#f1]_.
.. figure:: EAGLE_entropy_floor.svg
:width: 400px
......@@ -53,7 +57,7 @@ limits. These are given in the ``EAGLEEntropyFloor`` section of the
YAML file. The parameters are the Hydrogen number density (in
:math:`cm^{-3}`) and temperature (in :math:`K`) of the anchor point of
each floor as well as the power-law slope of each floor and the
minimal over-density required to apply the limit [#f1]_. For a normal
minimal over-density required to apply the limit. For a normal
EAGLE run, that section of the parameter file reads:
.. code:: YAML
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