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Title: Simulation of gas micro flows based on finite element and finite volume method
Authors: Westerkamp, A
Bünger, J
Torrilhon, M
4th Micro and Nano Flows Conference (MNF2014)
Keywords: Kinetic theory;Moment methods;Rarefied gas flow;Micro flow
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Brunel University London
Citation: 4th Micro and Nano Flows Conference, University College London, UK, 7-10 September 2014, Editors CS König, TG Karayiannis and S. Balabani
Series/Report no.: ID 197
Abstract: The Regularized 13-Moment Equations state a model for describing rarefied gas flows. The equations are based on a moment approximation of the Boltzmann equation and aim at an accurate prediction up to Knudsen numbers of 0.5. This paper is concerned with the numerical treatment of the PDE system, with special focus on slow flows. Finite elements and finite volumes are applied and the results of both approaches are discussed and the pros and cons are outlined.
Description: This paper was presented at the 4th Micro and Nano Flows Conference (MNF2014), which was held at University College, London, UK. The conference was organised by Brunel University and supported by the Italian Union of Thermofluiddynamics, IPEM, the Process Intensification Network, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the Heat Transfer Society, HEXAG - the Heat Exchange Action Group, and the Energy Institute, ASME Press, LCN London Centre for Nanotechnology, UCL University College London, UCL Engineering, the International NanoScience Community,
ISBN: 978-1-908549-16-7
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