Mean-Field Model Beyond Boltzmann-Enskog Picture for Dense Gases
S. Ansumali 1*1 Engineering Mechanics Unit, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Scientific Research, 560064 Bangalore, India.
Received 30 October 2009; Accepted (in revised version) 24 September 2010
Available online 24 December 2010
This work proposes an extension to Boltzmann BGK equation for dense gases. The present model has an H-theorem and it allows choice of the Prandtl number as an independent parameter. I show that similar to Enskog equation this equation can reproduce dynamics of dense gases.AMS subject classifications: 52B10, 65D18, 68U05, 68U07
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Key words: Microflows, lattice Boltzmann method.
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