On the evolution of higher order fluxes in non-equilibrium thermodynamics

V. Ciancio, V. A. Cimmelli, P. Ván

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Abstract

The connection between the balance structure of the evolution equations of higher order fluxes and different forms of the entropy current is investigated using the example of rigid heat conductors. Compatibility conditions of the theories are given. Thermodynamic closure relations are derived.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)126-136
Number of pages11
JournalMathematical and Computer Modelling
Volume45
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2007

Keywords

  • 4-field model
  • 9-field model
  • Balance laws
  • Closure relations
  • Extended Thermodynamics
  • Higher order fluxes
  • Irreversible Thermodynamics with dynamic variables
  • Onsager linear equations
  • Phonon gas hydrodynamics
  • Second sound propagation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Computer Science Applications

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