Title

From the Boltzmann equation to fluid mechanics on a manifold

Document Type

Journal Article

Role

author

Standard Number

1364-503X

Journal Title

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. A

Volume

369

Issue

1944

First Page

2362

Last Page

2370

Publication Date

2010

Abstract

We perform the transformation from a description of a fluid in terms of particles to a description in terms of average fluid velocity for the case of a fluid moving on an arbitrary curved space - for example a fluid flowing in a curved soap bubble or on the surface of the earth.--author-supplied description

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