A Maple code is provided which is used to compute the matrix elements of the collision operators in the Boltzmann equation for arbitrary differential elastic collision cross section. The present paper describes an efficient method for the calculation of the matrix elements of the collision operators in the Sonine basis set. The method employs the generating functions for these polynomials. The transport properties of gaseous mixtures of atoms and/or ions are generally determined from solution...
Title of program: MCBC
Catalogue Id: AEGJ_v1_0
Nature of problem
The representation of the collision operators in the Boltzmann equation in the basis set of Sonine (Laguerre) polynomials.
Versions of this program held in the CPC repository in Mendeley Data
AEGJ_v1_0; MCBC; 10.1016/j.cpc.2010.05.011
This program has been imported from the CPC Program Library held at Queen's University Belfast (1969-2018)
Shizgal, Bernie D.; Dridi, Raouf(2010), “Maple code for the calculation of the matrix elements of the Boltzmann collision operators for mixtures ”, Mendeley Data, v1http://dx.doi.org/10.17632/wfsryk2bj6.1
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