Grid-Free Particle Method for the Inhomogeneous Enskog Equation and its Application to a Riemann-Problem

  • Starting from the mollified version of the Enskog equation for a hard-sphere fluid, a grid-free algorithm to obtain the solution is proposed. The algorithm is based on the finite pointset method. For illustration, it is applied to a Riemann problem. The shock-wave solution is compared to the results of Frezzotti and Sgarra where a good agreement is found.

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Author:Lars Popken
URN (permanent link):urn:nbn:de:hbz:386-kluedo-5852
Serie (Series number):Berichte der Arbeitsgruppe Technomathematik (AGTM Report) (180)
Document Type:Preprint
Language of publication:English
Year of Completion:1997
Year of Publication:1997
Publishing Institute:Technische Universität Kaiserslautern
Date of the Publication (Server):2000/04/03
Tag:Dense gas ; Enskog equation ; finite pointset method ; kinetic theory ; particle method ; shock wave
Faculties / Organisational entities:Fachbereich Mathematik
DDC-Cassification:5 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik / 51 Mathematik / 510 Mathematik
Licence (German):Standard gemäß KLUEDO-Leitlinien vor dem 27.05.2011

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