Wiley-VCH, Berlin Rarefied Gas Dynamics Cover Aimed at both researchers and professionals who deal with this topic in their routine work, this int.. Product #: 978-3-527-41326-3 Regular price: $116.82 $116.82 In Stock

Rarefied Gas Dynamics

Fundamentals for Research and Practice

Sharipov, Felix


1. Edition January 2016
XXII, 306 Pages, Hardcover
150 Pictures
Practical Approach Book

ISBN: 978-3-527-41326-3
Wiley-VCH, Berlin

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Aimed at both researchers and professionals who deal with this topic in their routine work, this introduction provides a coherent and rigorous access to the field including relevant methods for practical applications. No preceding knowledge of gas dynamics is assumed.

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This book provides a coherent and easy accessible approach to rarefied gas dynamics. The author addresses young researchers and professionals who look for a consistent introduction as well as scientists and engineers who deal with molecular gas dynamics in their routine work. It is the first monograph which includes advanced topics like oscillatory flows and sound propagation in the rarefied gas flows.
The reader is introduced to the main concepts and recent results of rarefied gas dynamics. No prior knowledge of gas dynamics is needed to develop a sound understanding of the underlying principles of thermodynamics, modern analytical and numerical methods of modelling. The author includes different theoretical and computational methodologies like model kinetic equations, the discrete velocity method, and Monte Carlo methods. It is beneficial to have all of them in one place, since these methods often have different domains of applicability.
Most results are given without using mathematical derivations. Readers who want to study this field deeper can choose from a long list of references.
Audience: Researchers, engineers and professionals who deal with rarefied gas dynamics in their routine work and need quickly to learn main concepts and results of this field. Advanced and PhD students in physics, mathematics, mechanical engineering and chemical engineering.

Molecular Description
Velocity Distribution Function
Boltzmann Equation
Gas-Surface Interaction
Linear Theory
Transport Coefficients
Model Equations
Direct Simulation Monte Carle Method
Discrete Velocity Method
Velocity Slip and Temperature Jump Phenomena
One-Dimensional Planar Flows
One-Dimensional Axi-Symmetrical Flows
Two-Dimensional Planar Flows
Two-Dimensional Axi-Symmetrical Flows
Flows through Long Pipes
Acoustics in Rarefied Gases
Professsor Felix Sharipov graduated from the Moscow University of Physics and Technology, Faculty of Aerophysics and Space Research, and the Ural State Technical University. Since 1988 he is active in rarefied gas dynamics, since 1992 at the Federal University of Parana in Brazil. His research interests are numerical methods of rarefied gas dynamics applied to microfluidics, vacuum technology and aerothermodynamics. His group develops both probabilistic and deterministic approaches. Prof. Sharipov was organizer of numerous vacuum gas dynamics meetings, and published over a hundred journal articles, conference papers, and book chapters. He is a member of editorial board of international journal ?Vacuum?