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In this document they describe their code as an integrated modelling tool. I am trying to understand how this is different from a regular modelling tool? Most codes include different modules that do different tasks, but I have never heard anyone refer to this as an integrated code. What does a code have to do to become an integrated code as opposed to a regular code?

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    $\begingroup$ In the fusion plasma physics community it is common to use the words "integrated modeling" for frameworks performing self-consistent coupled simulations of many different aspects of the whole multi-physics system. That can include MHD stability, and RF heating, and runaway electrons, and material wall heating, and dozens of other things - all running together to provide an integrated model for time evolution (or steady-state) scenario. $\endgroup$ Feb 20, 2021 at 17:09
  • $\begingroup$ Thank you. I think I have a much better understanding of what they mean by integrated modelling now. $\endgroup$
    – Peanutlex
    Feb 20, 2021 at 18:11

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