Accession Number:

AD0609496

Title:

RESEARCH ON HYPERSONIC RAREFIED PLASMA FLOWS.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. for 15 Oct 63-14 Oct 64,

Corporate Author:

GENERAL ELECTRIC CO PHILADELPHIA PA MISSILE AND SPACE DIV

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Report Date:

1964-11-13

Pagination or Media Count:

35.0

Abstract:

A modified form of the Chapman and Enskog transport theory for gas mixtures was developed for a neutral, binary mixture with disparate molecular weights. The difficulties in the past have been that the usual Chapman and Enskog theory was based on a single time scale for the molecular relaxation. As pointed out by Grad, this relaxation occurs on a multiple time scale, and this fact is exploited in deriving a modified Chapman and Enskog theory. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE