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


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

Notice: Undefined variable: pac in /var/www/html/issue/abstract/readabs.php on line 164
Key words: Microflows, lattice Boltzmann method.

*Corresponding author.
Email: (S. Ansumali)

The Global Science Journal