, Volume 46, Issue 3, pp 213–217 | Cite as

Causal dissipative cosmology

  • N Banerjee
  • Aroonkumar Beesham
Research Articles


The full version of the causal thermodynamics of non-equilibrium phenomena is discussed in the context of the flat Friedmann-Robertson-Walker cosmological model. Power law solutions for the scale factor are shown to exist. It is also shown that the temporal behaviour of the temperature depends on the functional dependence of the coefficient of bulk viscosity on density.


Cosmology bulk viscosity 


98.80 04.40 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • N Banerjee
    • 1
  • Aroonkumar Beesham
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Applied MathematicsUniversity of ZululandKwaDlangezwaSouth Africa

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