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A discontinuous finite element solution of the Boltzmann kinetic equation in collisionless and BGK forms for macroscopic gas flows / Kenneth, Morgan; Oubay, Hassan; Ben, Evans

Applied Mathematical Modelling, Volume: 35, Issue: 3, Pages: 996 - 1015

Swansesa University Authors: Kenneth, Morgan, Kenneth, Morgan, Oubay, Hassan, Ben, Evans

Published in: Applied Mathematical Modelling
ISSN: 0307-904X
Published: 2011
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title A discontinuous finite element solution of the Boltzmann kinetic equation in collisionless and BGK forms for macroscopic gas flows
spellingShingle A discontinuous finite element solution of the Boltzmann kinetic equation in collisionless and BGK forms for macroscopic gas flows
Kenneth, Morgan
Kenneth, Morgan
Oubay, Hassan
Ben, Evans
title_short A discontinuous finite element solution of the Boltzmann kinetic equation in collisionless and BGK forms for macroscopic gas flows
title_full A discontinuous finite element solution of the Boltzmann kinetic equation in collisionless and BGK forms for macroscopic gas flows
title_fullStr A discontinuous finite element solution of the Boltzmann kinetic equation in collisionless and BGK forms for macroscopic gas flows
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