Commun. Comput. Phys., 9 (2011), pp. 1106-1116.


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
doi:10.4208/cicp.301009.240910s

Abstract

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.

*Corresponding author.
Email: ansumali@gmail.com (S. Ansumali)
 

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