Low Temperature Physics: 24, 94 (1998); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.593546 (3 pages)
Fizika Nizkikh Temperatur: Volume 24, Number 2 (February 1998), p. 132-135 ( to contents , go back )
Helium flow in the enclosure caused by heating under zero gravity: approaches based on the molecular kinetics and the mechanics of continua
A. A. Gorbunov,V. I. Polezhaev
Institute of Problems for Mechanics RAS, 101 Vernadskogo ave., Moscow 117526, Russia
A. P. Kryukov,. N. Shishkova
Moscow Energeticheskiy Institute, 14 Krasnokazarmennaja str., Moscow 111250, Russia
A helium flow in the enclosure caused by a sudden heating of the enclosure walls is considered. The Boltzmann equation and the non-stationary Navier-Stokes equations with corresponding boundary conditions are numerically integrated. The calculation results for a steady flow are shown to be close.