Chapter 6. Boltzmann Kinetic Equation

  1. Prof. Boris M. Smirnov

Published Online: 31 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619078.ch6

Plasma Processes and Plasma Kinetics: 586 Worked Out Problems for Science and Technology

Plasma Processes and Plasma Kinetics: 586 Worked Out Problems for Science and Technology

How to Cite

Smirnov, B. M. (2007) Boltzmann Kinetic Equation, in Plasma Processes and Plasma Kinetics: 586 Worked Out Problems for Science and Technology, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619078.ch6

Author Information

  1. Institute for High Temperatures, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia. bsmirnov@orc.ru

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 23 FEB 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527406814

Online ISBN: 9783527619078

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Keywords:

  • kinetic equation;
  • atomic particles;
  • trajectory;
  • particles;
  • quantum numbers

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Boltzmann Equation for a Gas

  • Peculiarities of Statistical Description of Gas Evolution

  • Integral Relations from the Boltzmann Equation

  • Stepwise Quantities and Processes

  • Collision Integral for Electrons