Some exact numerical results for the BGK model: Couette, Poiseuille and thermal creep flow between parallel plates

  • S. K. Loyalka
  • N. Petrellis
  • T. S. Storvick
Brief Reports


Numerically “exact” results for the Couette flow, Poiseuille flow and thermal creep flow between parallel plates are given for the BGK model. Equations obtained earlier by Cercignani and Williams, who used the method of elementary solutions, are solved by convergent Liouville-Series and results are compared with works of other authors.


Numerisch “exakte” Lösungen für die Couette-, Poiseuille- und thermische Kriechströmung zwischen parallelen Platten werden nach dem BGK-Modell angegeben. Die früheren Gleichungen von Cercignani und Williams, die die Methoden der elementaren Lösungen benutzt haben, werden durch konvergierende Liouville-Reihen gelöst. Die Ergebnisse werden mit Arbeiten anderer Verfasser verglichen.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. K. Loyalka
    • 1
  • N. Petrellis
    • 2
  • T. S. Storvick
    • 2
  1. 1.Nuclear Engineering DeptUniversity of Missouri-ColumbiaColumbiaUSA
  2. 2.Chemical Engineering DeptUniversity of Missouri-ColumbiaColumbiaUSA

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