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Title: On the Boltzmann equation, quantitative studies and hydrodynamical limits
Author: Briant, Marc
ISNI:       0000 0004 5346 348X
Awarding Body: University of Cambridge
Current Institution: University of Cambridge
Date of Award: 2014
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Abstract:
The present thesis deals with the mathematical treatment of kinetic theory and focuses more precisely on the Boltzmann equation. We investigate several properties of the solutions to the latter equation: their positivity and their hydrodynamical limits for instance. We also study the local Cauchy problem for a quantic version of the Boltzmann equation.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) ; University of Cambridge
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.633481  DOI: Not available
Keywords: Boltzmann equation ; Hydrodynamical limit ; Boltzmann-Nordheim equation
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