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NEA-0931 MAIA.
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NEA-0931 MAIA.

MAIA, Eigenvalues for MHD Equation of Tokamak Plasma Stability Problems

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1. NAME OR DESIGNATION OF PROGRAM:  MAIA.
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2. COMPUTERS
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Program name Package id Status Status date
MAIA NEA-0931/02 Tested 03-JAN-1986

Machines used:

Package ID Orig. computer Test computer
NEA-0931/02 FACOM M-380 IBM 3081
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3. DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM OR FUNCTION

This program solves an eigenvalue problem zBx=Ax where A and B are real block tridiagonal matrices. This eigenvalue problem is derived from a reduced set of linear resistive MHD equations which is often employed to study tokamak plasma stability problem.
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4. METHOD OF SOLUTION

Both the determinant and inverse iteration methods are employed.
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5. RESTRICTIONS ON THE COMPLEXITY OF THE PROBLEM:  The eigenvalue z
must be real.
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6. TYPICAL RUNNING TIME

NEA 0931/02: MAIA has been tested by NEA-DB on an IBM 3081D computer. The execution of the test case included in this package required 86 seconds of CPU time.
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7. UNUSUAL FEATURES OF THE PROGRAM:  NAMELIST and IMPLICIT statements are used.
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8. RELATED AND AUXILIARY PROGRAMS:
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9. STATUS
Package ID Status date Status
NEA-0931/02 03-JAN-1986 Tested at NEADB
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10. REFERENCES:
NEA-0931/02, included references:
- Y. Tanaka, M. Azumi, G. Kurita, T. Tsunematsu,T. Takeda:
  A Matrix Method For Resistive MHD Stability Problem
  JAERI-memo 59-257 (August 1984)
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11. MACHINE REQUIREMENTS

The necessary memory space is 4*M**2 words with external I/O device or 3*N*m**2 words without it, where M is the size of each small matrix of the block of tridiagonal matrices,  and N is the number of blocks of these.
NEA-0931/02
Main storage requirements on IBM 3081D are 2824 Kbytes.
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12. PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE(S) USED
Package ID Computer language
NEA-0931/02 FORTRAN-77
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13. OPERATING SYSTEM UNDER WHICH PROGRAM IS EXECUTED:  OS IV/F4 MSP.
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14. OTHER PROGRAMMING OR OPERATING INFORMATION OR RESTRICTIONS:
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15. NAME AND ESTABLISHMENT OF AUTHORS

         Y. Tanaka
         Fujitsu Limited
         1-17-25, Shinkamata, Ohta,
         Tokyo 144, Japan

         M.Azumi, G. Kurita, T.Tsunematsu, T. Takeda
         Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute
         Naka, Ibaraki 319-11, Japan
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16. MATERIAL AVAILABLE
NEA-0931/02
File name File description Records
NEA0931_02.003 INFORMATION FILE 47
NEA0931_02.004 MAIA JCL USED IN TESTING 55
NEA0931_02.005 MAIA FORTRAN SOURCE 454
NEA0931_02.006 MAIA DRIVER FORTRAN SOURCE 679
NEA0931_02.007 MAIA SAMPLE PROBLEM INPUT 7
NEA0931_02.008 MAIA SAMPLE PROBLEM PRINTED OUTPUT 42
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17. CATEGORIES
  • P. General Mathematical and Computing System Routines
  • X. Magnetic Fusion Research

Keywords: eigenvalues, magnetohydrodynamics, plasma, tokamak reactors.