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Effect of thermal stressess on the motion of a simple gas


On the basis of a gas-kinetic analysis it is shown that pure thermal stresses in a one-component gas lead to transfer proportional to the third power of the temperature gradient.

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    S. Chapman and T. G. Cowling, The Mathematical Theory of Non-Uniform Gases, 2nd ed., Cambridge University Press, London-New York (1952).

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    Yu. I. Yalamov, Author's Abstract of Doctoral Dissertation, Moscow (1968).

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Translated from Inzhenerno-Fizicheskii Zhurnal, Vol. 31, No. 4, pp. 669–673, October, 1976.

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Yalamov, Y.I., Yushkanov, A.A. Effect of thermal stressess on the motion of a simple gas. Journal of Engineering Physics 31, 1185–1188 (1976).

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  • Statistical Physic
  • Temperature Gradient
  • Thermal Stress