Calculation of the Currents

  • Leopoldo S. García-Colín
  • Leonardo Dagdug
Part of the Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics book series (SSAOPP, volume 53)
We begin with calculating explicitly the expression for the mass current namely,
which according to Eq. (3.13), omitting \(\mathop{\mathrm{grad}}\vec{u}\) terms yields
$$\vec{J}_{a}=m_{a}\int\vec{c}_{a}f_{a}^{(0)}\left\{\vec{\mathbb {A}}_{a}\cdot\mbox{grad }\ln T+\vec{\mathbb{D}}_{a}\cdot\vec {d}_{ab}\right\}d\vec{c}_{a}$$
where \(\vec{\mathbb{A}}_{a}\) and \(\vec{\mathbb{D}}_{a}\) as well, have the form expressed in Eq. (3.15′).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leopoldo S. García-Colín
    • 1
  • Leonardo Dagdug
    • 1
  1. 1.Depto. FísicaUniversidad Autónoma Metropolitana-IztapalapaMéxico, D.F.México

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