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250079 VO Kinetic Transport Theory (2017S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 25 - Mathematik


Language: Englisch

Examination dates



Schedule: Monday, 12:30-14:00, seminar room, 8th floor
First lecture: Monday, March 6, 2017


Aims, contents and method of the course

Formal derivation of the Boltzmann equation for rigid spheres, formal derivations of the compressible Euler equations and of the incompressible Navier-Stokes equations from the Boltzmann equation, DiPerna-Lions existence theorem for the Boltzmann equation,
Golse-St.Raymond theorem on the Navier-Stokes limit.

Assessment and permitted materials

Oral exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Knowledge of the main results and of the basic ideas of their derivation

Examination topics

Contents of the lecture notes

Reading list

Lecture notes

Association in the course directory


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