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A steady-state particle method for the Boltzmann equation

  • We present a particle method for the numerical simulation of boundary value problems for the steady-state Boltzmann equation. Referring to some recent results concerning steady-state schemes, the current approach may be used for multi-dimensional problems, where the collision scattering kernel is not restricted to Maxwellian molecules. The efficiency of the new approach is demonstrated by some numerical results obtained from simulations for the (two-dimensional) BEnard's instability in a rarefied gas flow.

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Author:Jens Struckmeier
URN (permanent link):urn:nbn:de:hbz:386-kluedo-5932
Serie (Series number):Berichte der Arbeitsgruppe Technomathematik (AGTM Report) (188)
Document Type:Preprint
Language of publication:English
Year of Completion:1998
Year of Publication:1998
Publishing Institute:Technische Universität Kaiserslautern
Date of the Publication (Server):2000/06/25
Tag:particle methods; rarefied gas flows; steady Boltzmann equation
Faculties / Organisational entities:Fachbereich Mathematik
DDC-Cassification:5 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik / 510 Mathematik
Licence (German):Standard gemäß KLUEDO-Leitlinien vor dem 27.05.2011