Chapman-Enskog theory

Chapman-Enskog theory

[¦chap·mən ′en‚skȯg ‚thē·ə·rē]
(statistical mechanics)
A method of solving the Boltzmann transport equation by successive approximations, essentially in powers of the mean free path. Also known as Enskog theory.
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