Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics
Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics. Instructor: Professor V. Balakrishnan, Department of Physics, IIT Madras. Thermal fluctuations, Langevin dynamics, Brownian motion and diffusion, Fokker-Planck equations, linear response theory, fluctuation-dissipation relations, the Boltzmann equation, critical phenomena, scaling and critical exponents. (from nptel.ac.in)
|Lecture 26 - The Boltzmann Equation for a Dilute Gas (Part 4)|
Single relaxation time approximation to the collision integral. Relaxation of the velocity. Equivalence to a Kubo-Anderson Markov process. Relaxation of a non-uniform distribution in the position variable.
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