Chapter 10. Transport Phenomena in Gases

  1. Boris M. Smirnov

Published Online: 29 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527617708.ch10

Physics of Ionized Gases

Physics of Ionized Gases

How to Cite

Smirnov, B. M. (2001) Transport Phenomena in Gases, in Physics of Ionized Gases, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527617708.ch10

Author Information

  1. Russian Academy of Sciences

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 9 MAR 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471175940

Online ISBN: 9783527617708



  • diffusive particle motion;
  • diffusion of electrons;
  • gases;
  • einstein relation;
  • heat transport


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Transport of Particles in Gases

  • Diffusive Particle Motion

  • Diffusion of Electrons in Gases

  • The Einstein Relation

  • Heat Transport

  • Thermal Conductivity Due to Internal Degrees of Freedom

  • Thermal Capacity of Molecules

  • Momentum Transport

  • The Navier-Stokes Equation

  • Thermal Diffusion of Electrons

  • Electron Thermal Conductivity