Foundations of Physics

, Volume 16, Issue 1, pp 51–61 | Cite as

Energy transport and the Fourier heat law in classical systems

  • Giulio Casati


The energy transport in one-dimensional nonlinear systems is discussed. By numerically studying a model system, we verify the Fourier heat law on purely dynamical grounds and we compute the coefficient of thermal conductivity K. The same value ofK is independently obtained by use of the Green-Kubo formalism.


Fourier Thermal Conductivity Nonlinear System Classical System Energy Transport 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giulio Casati
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Fisica dell'UniversitàMilanoItaly

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