Vibrational Excitation and Transport Properties of Reacting Gases: Beyond the Eucken Approximation

  • Mario Capitelli
  • Domenico Bruno
  • Annarita Laricchiuta
Part of the Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics book series (SSAOPP, volume 74)


In Chap.1 we have introduced the Eucken approximation as a useful tool to calculate the thermal conductivity contribution of the internal states of molecules. In the case of vibration a closed form appears as a result of the following hypotheses:


Vibrational Level Direct Simulation Monte Carlo Nozzle Flow Vibrational Quantum Number Direct Simulation Monte Carlo Method 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Capitelli
    • 1
  • Domenico Bruno
    • 2
  • Annarita Laricchiuta
    • 2
  1. 1.University of BariBariItaly
  2. 2.IMIP CNRBariItaly

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