Existence and Uniqueness Theorems for the Boltzmann Equation

  • A. Palczewski
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 293)


The aim of these lecture notes is the presentation of existence theorems for the Boltzmann equation. We do not attempt to give a complete survey of the present state of the theory as two such surveys has been written recently (Fiszdon, Lachowicz, Palczewski [12] and Greenberg, Polewczak, Zweifel [17]). We are rather going to present those results which, according to the present author’s opinion, shown to be most fruitful in the further development of the whole theory.


Boltzmann Equation Global Existence Mild Solution Collision Operator Collision Kernel 
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  • A. Palczewski
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  1. 1.Warsaw UniversityWarsawPoland

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