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The Lattice Boltzmann Equation: For Complex States of Flowing Matter

Sauro Succi

Abstract

Over the past near three decades, the Lattice Boltzmann method has gained a prominent role as an efficient computational method for the numerical simulation of a wide variety of complex states of flowing matter across a broad range of scales, from fully developed turbulence, to multiphase micro-flows, all the way down to nano-biofluidics and lately, even quantum-relativistic subnuclear fluids. After providing a self-contained introduction to the kinetic theory of fluids and a thorough account of its transcription to the lattice framework, this book presents a survey of the major developments w ... More

Keywords: kinetic theory, Lattice Boltzmann, computational methods, statistical physics, fluid dynamics, soft matter, quantum and relativistic fluids

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780199592357
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199592357.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sauro Succi, author
Director of Research, Istituto Applicazioni del Calcolo "Mauro Picone", Rome, National Research Council of Italy

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