Multicomponent Transport Algorithms

  • Alexandre Ern
  • Vincent Giovangigli

Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics Monographs book series (LNPMGR, volume 24)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIV
  2. Pages 1-8
  3. Pages 165-250
  4. Pages 329-391
  5. Pages 393-394
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 395-427

About this book


With the advent of sophisticated computer technology and the development of efficient computational algorithms, numerical modeling of complex multicomponent laminar reacting flows has emerged as an increasingly popular and firmly established area of scientific research. Progress in this area aims at obtaining better resolved and more accurate solutions of specific technological problems in less computer time. Therefore, it strongly relies upon the ability of evaluating fundamental parameters appearing in the physical models. Transport properties constitute a typical example of the above characterization. Evaluating transport coefficients of dilute polyatomic gas mixtures is often critical in many engineering applications, including chemical reactors, hypersonic flows, comb- tion phenomena, and chemical vapor deposition. Using the kinetic theory of dilute polyatomic gas mixtures as a starting point, this book offers a systematic development of a mathematical and numerical theory for the evaluation of transport properties in dilute polyatomic gas mixtures. The present investigation is not specifically.about the kinetic theory of gases, for which there are plenty of excellent and thoroughly do- mented textbooks; it is rather geared toward the development of new, efficient, and general algorithms with which to evaluate transport properties of dilute polyatomic gas mixtures at a reasonable computational cost.


algorithms combustion crystal fluid mechanics kinetic theory mechanics

Authors and affiliations

  • Alexandre Ern
    • 1
    • 2
  • Vincent Giovangigli
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Centre d’Enseignement et de Recherche en Medélisation Informatique et Calcul ScientifiqueENPC, La CourtineNoisy-Le-Grand CedexFrance
  2. 2.Mechanical Engineering DepartmentYale UniversityNew HavenUSA
  3. 3.Centre de Mathématiques Appliquées, CNRSEcole PolytechniquePalaiseau CedexFrance
  4. 4.CMAPEcole PolytechniqueFrance

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Berlin Heidelberg 1994
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-58309-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-48650-3
  • Series Print ISSN 0940-7677
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