The extraction of laminar flow from certain Brownian motions

  • Greenspan D
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Abstract

Using the concept of average velocity, we show that laminar flow can be extracted from Brownian motion. The flows studied are those around a flat, two dimensional plate on the molecular level. Flows of both water vapor and air are simulated. © 2004 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Air
  • Brownian
  • Fluid flow
  • Laminar
  • Water vapor

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  • D. Greenspan

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