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The Boltzmann equation and its applications

Author: Carlo Cercignani
Publisher: New York : Springer-Verlag, ©1988.
Series: Applied mathematical sciences (Springer-Verlag New York Inc.), v. 67.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Features an exposition of the present status of the theory of the Boltzmann equation and its applications. The Boltzmann equation, an integrodifferential equation established by Boltzmann in 1872 to  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carlo Cercignani
ISBN: 0387966374 9780387966373 3540966374 9783540966371
OCLC Number: 16803054
Description: xii, 455 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Basic principles of the kinetic theory of gases --
2. The Boltzmann Equation --
3. Gas-surface interaction and the H-Theorem --
4. Linear transport --
5. Small and large mean free paths --
6. Analytical solutions of models --
7. The transition regime --
8. Theorems on the solutions of the Boltzmann Equation.
Series Title: Applied mathematical sciences (Springer-Verlag New York Inc.), v. 67.
Responsibility: Carlo Cercignani.
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