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Finite-difference methods for the Boltzmann equation for binary gas mixtures

  • Kazuo Aoki
  • Shingo Kosuge
Part of the Modeling and Simulation in Science, Engineering and Technology book series (MSSET)

Abstract

A finite-difference method for the Boltzmann equation for a binary mixture of hard-sphere gases that has been developed in the authors’ group is explained. Then, its applications to some fundamental problems of rarefied gas dynamics are presented.

Keywords

Boltzmann Equation Continuum Limit Knudsen Number Direct Simulation Monte Carlo Velocity Distribution Function 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kazuo Aoki
    • 1
  • Shingo Kosuge
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Graduate School of EngineeringKyoto UniversityKyotoJapan

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