Beyond Navier–Stokes equations: capillarity of ideal gas

  title={Beyond Navier–Stokes equations: capillarity of ideal gas},
  author={Alexander N. Gorban and Iliya V. Karlin},
  journal={Contemporary Physics},
  pages={70 - 90}
Abstract The system of Navier–Stokes–Fourier equations is one of the most celebrated systems of equations in modern science. It describes dynamics of fluids in the limit when gradients of density, velocity and temperature are sufficiently small, and loses its applicability when the flux becomes so non-equilibrium that the changes of velocity, density or temperature on the length compatible with the mean free path are non-negligible. The question is: how to model such fluxes? This problem is… Expand
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