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Dissipative collapse of the adiabatic piston

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Brito, Ricardo and Renne, M. J. and Van den Broeck, C. (2005) Dissipative collapse of the adiabatic piston. Europhysics Letters, 70 (1). pp. 29-35. ISSN 0295-5075

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Abstract

An adiabatic piston, separating two granular gases prepared in the same macroscopic state, is found to eventually collapse to one of the sides. This new instability is explained by a simple macroscopic theory which is furthermore in qualitative agreement with hard-disk molecular dynamics.


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© EDP Sciences. The authors thank R. Kawai for useful discussions. RB thanks S. Redner for enlightening comments. RB is supported by Secretaría de Estado de Educación y Universidades (Spain) and the research project FIS2004-271. MJR thanks the Department of Physics and Astronomy of the University of Utrecht for its hospitality.

Uncontrolled Keywords:Fluid, Gas
Subjects:Sciences > Physics > Thermodynamics
ID Code:21361
Deposited On:17 May 2013 10:05
Last Modified:24 Jul 2018 10:56

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