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Generation of the Maxwellian Inflow Distribution
Journal of Computational Physics (2006)
  • Alejandro Garcia, San Jose State University
  • Wolfgang Wagner, Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics
This paper presents several efficient, exact acceptance–rejection methods for generating the Maxwellian inflow distribution, the velocity distribution of gas molecules crossing a plane. The new methods are demonstrated to be computationally faster and more accurate than the schemes commonly used for open boundary conditions in particle simulations.
  • maxwellian,
  • inflow
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Alejandro Garcia and Wolfgang Wagner. "Generation of the Maxwellian Inflow Distribution" Journal of Computational Physics Vol. 217 (2006)
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