From the Boltzmann equations to the equations of incompressible fluid mechanics, I

P. L. Lions, N. Masmoudi

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We consider here the problem of deriving rigorously from Boltzmann's equation, globally in time and for general initial conditions, fluid mechanics equations such as the Navier-Stokes or Euler equations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)173-193
Number of pages21
JournalArchive for Rational Mechanics and Analysis
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analysis
  • Mathematics (miscellaneous)
  • Mechanical Engineering

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