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Can one publish a new model and simulation without physical experiments?

When I read strong papers from, say, the Journal of Fluid Mechanics, a simple model, simulations and physical experimental results are given, showing good agreement. Can one publish a new model and ...
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What are the guidelines for conducting computational experiments?

Physics, biology, chemistry etc. have different sets of rules for making experiments: what events are considered relevant, how to avoid contamination of samples, how to create and fix a reproducing ...
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How to separate a solver from computational experiments in a correct way?

I do computational work as a PhD student and I try to find a correct way to separate code (solver) from the computational experiments based on this solver. Basically, each project that I do revolves ...
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Very simple (real) experiment for computational methods class

I am in the process of collecting material for a class in computational methods. It will include introductions into numerical methods for ordinary differential equations (Runge-Kutta methods, multi-...