A continued-fraction expansion for flux limiters

Mohamed Zakari

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    Abstract

    A hierarchy of evolution equations for higher-order moments of the velocity distribution function is generalized by including the effects of an external field. The use of continued-fraction techniques yields generalized transport coefficients including not only memory effects but also non-linear effects leading to a saturation in the corresponding flux. The ensuing corrections to the Einstein transport relation far from equilibrium are also studied.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)676-684
    JournalPhysica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications
    Volume240
    Issue number3-4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 15 Jun 1997

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