Inamuro, Takaji and Sturtevant, Bradford (1990) Numerical study of discrete-velocity gases. Physics of Fluids A, 2 (12). pp. 2196-2203. ISSN 0699-8213. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:INApofa90
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A finite-difference method for solving the discrete Boltzmann equations, which are the governing equations for a model gas in which molecules have many discrete velocities, is developed. The method is applied to three fundamental problems in rarefied gas flow to study the features of discrete-velocity gases: normal shock wave structure, heat transfer between two parallel plates, and two-dimensional vapor deposition. Two different discrete-velocity gas models are used.
|Additional Information:||Copyright © 1990 American Institute of Physics (Received 15 March 1990; accepted 14 August 1990) The computations reported here were performed on the Cray Y-MP/832 of NAS System at NASA Ames Research Center through the support of the NASA Langley Research Center. This work was supported by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and Office of Scientific Research, United States Air Force through Contract No. AFOSR-87-0155.|
|Subject Keywords:||FINITE DIFFERENCE METHOD; BOLTZMANN EQUATION; NUMERICAL SOLUTION; MOLECULES; VELOCITY; USES; RAREFIED GASES; GAS FLOW; SHOCK WAVES; HEAT TRANSFER; PLATES; VAPORS; DEPOSITION; THIN FILMS; HARD–SPHERE MODEL; VECTORS; ACCURACY|
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