An investigation of a simple transport model

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Chandrasekhar's method of solution is applied to a “simple transport model” designed to simulate a velocity shift found in kinetic theory. With the iterative evaluation of the H-like functions, a highly accurate (4-place) numerical evaluation is achieved. A recently developed numerical Laplace transform inversion is employed to obtain the interior flux distribution. In addition, several interesting theoretical properties satisfied by these H-functions are presented. Finally, to provide an alternative solution, the FN method is applied to the equivalent integral equations yielding the exiting flux.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-37
Number of pages37
JournalTransport Theory and Statistical Physics
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - Feb 1 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Transportation
  • General Physics and Astronomy
  • Applied Mathematics


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