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Transport processes in one component plasmas using Landau equation

Srivastava, MP (1968) Transport processes in one component plasmas using Landau equation. In: Proceedings of the Indian Division of the Institution of Electronic and Radio Engineers, 6 (1). pp. 13-21.

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Abstract

A system of transport equations have been obtained for plasma of electrons and having a background of positive ions in the presence of an electric and magnetic field. The starting kinetic equation is the well-known Landau kinetic equation. The distribution function of the kinetic equation has been expanded in powers of generalized Hermite polynomials and following Grad, a consistent set of transport equations have been obtained. The expressions for viscosity and heat conductivity have been deduced from the transport equation.

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Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Mathematics
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2012 09:25
Last Modified: 05 Jan 2012 09:25
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/43029

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