Transport Theory


Introduction to Transport Theory

Dates
  • Lecture: Tuesday, 08:15 - 09:45 in 1090|328
  • Exercises: Thursday, 08:15 - 09:45 in 1090|328 (bi-weekly)
Information

The lecture is in English.
Course materials and further information will be found in L2P

Contents
  • From Newton's equations to Boltzmann's equation
  • Examples of kinetic equations
  • Scaling issues
  • Existence and uniqueness results
  • Diffusion limit
  • From Boltzmann to Euler and Navier-Stokes
  • Method of moments
  • Boundary layer analysis
Literature
  • H. Babovsky, Die Boltzmann-Gleichung, Teubner, 1998.
  • J.J. Duderstadt, W.R. Martin, Transport theory, Wiley, 1979.
  • C. Cercignani, The Boltzmann equation and its applications, Springer, 1988.
  • Selected papers
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