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Transport Theory of Inhomogeneous Fluids

Fundamentals and Applications

Transport Theory of Inhomogeneous Fluids by Liudmila Pozhar
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Until recently, the Mori-Zwanzig projection operator method, though powerful and simple, has been considered as a half-heuristic one. This book is devoted to a rigorous generalization of this method as well as its applications to nonequilibrium statistical mechanics. The well-known idea of the description of dynamical system evolution in terms of collective dynamical variables has been developed to a functional perturbation theory, which results in the master equation of any given accuracy. Examples of statistical mechanics applications of the method include a linearized transport theory and explicit expressions for transport coefficients of both homogeneous and inhomogeneous liquids, which are in good agreement with experimental data and simulation results.
World Scientific Publishing Company; January 1995
186 pages; ISBN 9789814590853
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Title: Transport Theory of Inhomogeneous Fluids
Author: Liudmila Pozhar