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Model Fokker—Planck Equations: Part 3. Application to transport phenomena

  • J. P. Dougherty (a1), S. R. Watson (a1) and M. A. Hellberg (a1)


The Chapman—Enskog expansion is applied to the model Fokker—Planck equation for a plasma, derived in part 2. It is shown that the complete set of transport coefficients can be calculated without further approximations. Results are derived first in the absence of any external magnetic field. The transport coefficients are also derived when there is a strong magnetic field, in which case they become anisotropic.



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