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Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

, Volume 135, Issue 2, pp 704–713 | Cite as

Vortices in a Gas of Hard Spheres

  • V. D. Gordevsky
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Abstract

We approximately describe the transition regime between two vortex-type flows in a gas of hard spheres. Such flows rotate as solid bodies about their axes, which in turn move translationally with arbitrary linear velocities. We study the asymptotic behavior of the integral norm of the discrepancy between the two sides of the Boltzmann equation under a special choice of hydrodynamic parameters of the distribution.

hard spheres Boltzmann equation vortex-type flows 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. D. Gordevsky
    • 1
  1. 1.Kharkov National UniversityKharkovUkraine

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