Molecular Transport Laws

  • Guy-Marie Côme


The aim of this chapter is to discuss the molecular transport laws of matter, of heat and of momentum, and to define the properties which characterize them: diffusion coefficient, thermal conductivity and viscosity.


Flux Density Heat Flux Density Schmidt Number Lewis Number Molecular Transport 
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Further Reading

  1. BIRD R.B., STEWART W.E., LIGHTFOOT E.N., Transport Phenomena, Wiley (1960).Google Scholar
  2. FLUMERFELT R.W., GLOVER C.J., Transport Phenomena, Ullmann’s Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry, vol. Bl, chap. 4 (1995).Google Scholar
  3. HIRSCHFELDER J.O., CURTISS CF., BIRD R.B., Molecular Theory of Gases and Liquids, John Wiley, New York (1954).Google Scholar
  4. SLATTERY J.C., Advanced Transport Phenomena, Cambridge Univ. Press (1999).CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guy-Marie Côme
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  1. 1.UMR CNRSENSICNancyFrance

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