Local Potential Methods in the Study of Kinetic Equations

  1. I. Prigogine
  1. G. Nicolis

Published Online: 14 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470140154.ch10

Advances in Chemical Physics, Volume 13

Advances in Chemical Physics, Volume 13

How to Cite

Nicolis, G. (1967) Local Potential Methods in the Study of Kinetic Equations, in Advances in Chemical Physics, Volume 13 (ed I. Prigogine), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470140154.ch10

Editor Information

  1. University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

Author Information

  1. Faculté des Sciences de I'Université Libre de Bruxelles, Bruxelles, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1967

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470699188

Online ISBN: 9780470140154

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Keywords:

  • continuum physics;
  • fluctuation theory;
  • Balescu-Lenard operator;
  • linear stability analysis;
  • kinetic equations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Local Potential

  • Convergence Properties and Fluctuation Theory

  • Stability Theory

  • Applications to Simple Stability Problems

  • Discussion and Concluding Remarks

  • Appendix A. The Local Potential for the Boltzmann and for the Balescu-Lenard Operator

  • Appendix B. Local Potential and Detailed Balance

  • Appendix C. Convergence of the Iteration Procedure