Solution of the Boltzmann Equation for Degenerate Flows

  • Mikhail N. Kogan

Abstract

Because of the complex structure of the collision integral, only a small number of exact solutions of the Boltzmann equation have been obtained at the present time. In spite of the fact that a large proportion of those solutions describe highly artificial situations, they are very valuable as standard solutions for confirmation of approximate methods of calculation, as well as giving valuable information on the qualitative behavior of solutions of the Boltzmann equation.

Keywords

Attenuation Argon Helium Lution Xenon 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mikhail N. Kogan
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  1. 1.Computer CenterAcademy of Sciences of the USSRMoscowRussia

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