A new kinetic equation for dense gases
- Garcia, Alejandro L.
- Wagner, Wolfgang
2010 Mathematics Subject Classification
- 65C05 76P05 82C40
- Kinetic theory, Enskog equation, direct simulation Monte Carlo, Boltzmann equation, consistent Boltzmann algorithm, dense gases
This paper establishes a theoretical foundation for the Consistent Boltzmann Algorithm by deriving the limiting kinetic equation. Besides its relation to the algorithm, this new equation serves as a useful alternative to the Enskog equation in the kinetic theory of dense gases. For a simplified model, the limiting equation is solved numerically, and very good agreement with the predictions of the theory is found.