The Boltzmann Equation and Thirteen Moments

Shuichi Kawashima*

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This chapter discusses the initial value problem for the Boltzmann equation. The problem concerning the existence of global solutions of the problem in a neighborhood of a Maxwellian is studied. The key of the problem is to get a suitable decay estimate for the linearized Boltzmann equation around the Maxwellian.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)157-172
Number of pages16
JournalNorth-Holland Mathematics Studies
Issue numberC
Publication statusPublished - 1987 Jan
Externally publishedYes

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