Thermal creep force: analysis and application

Doctoral thesis OPEN
Wolfe, David M.;
  • Publisher: Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School
  • Subject: rarefied gas flows | numerical methods | kinetic theory
    arxiv: Physics::Geophysics

Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited 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 interpretati... View more
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