Applications of the Unified Coordinates to Kinetic Theory

  • Wai-How Hui
  • Kun Xu

Abstract

Besides the macroscopic governing equations—the Navier-Stokes equations, a fundamentally different approach to describing viscous flow is based on the microscopic particle (molecule) motion—the so-called Boltzmann equation.

Keywords

Kinetic Theory Mesh Point Cell Interface Eulerian Space Local Equilibrium State 
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© Science Press Beijing and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wai-How Hui
    • 1
  • Kun Xu
    • 1
  1. 1.Mathematics DepartmentHong Kong University of Science and TechnologyChina

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