A horizontal vane radiometer: experiment, theory and simulation

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Wolfe, David; Larraza, Andres; Garcia, Alejandro;
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1063/1.4943543
  • Subject: Rarefied gas flows | Numerical methods | Physics - Fluid Dynamics | Kinetic theory
    arxiv: Physics::Accelerator Physics

The existence of two motive forces on a Crookes radiometer has complicated the investigation of either force independently. The thermal creep shear force in particular has been subject to differing interpretations of the direction in which it acts and its order of magni... View more
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