Rarefied Gas Dynamics: From Basic Concepts to Actual Calculations

Rarefied Gas Dynamics: From Basic Concepts to Actual Calculations

by Carlo Cercignani
     
 

This book presents the concepts, methods and applications of kinetic theory to rarefied gas dynamics.See more details below

Overview

This book presents the concepts, methods and applications of kinetic theory to rarefied gas dynamics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521659925
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2014
Series:
Cambridge Texts in Applied Mathematics Series, #21
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
338
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

1. Boltzmann equation and gas-surface interaction; 2. Problems for a gas in a slab: general aspects and preliminary example; 3. Problems for a gas in a slab or a half-space: discussion of some solutions; 4. Propagation phenomena and shock waves in rarefied gases; 5. Perturbation methods in more than one dimension; 6. Polyatomic gases, mixtures, chemistry and radiation; 7. Solving the Boltzmann equation by numerical techniques; 8. Evaporation and condensation phenomena.

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