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Title: Analytic calculation of energy transfer and heat flux in a one-dimensional system
Authors: Balakrishnan, Venkataraman
Van den Broeck, Christian
Issue Date: 2005
Publisher: AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOC
Citation: PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 72(4)
Abstract: In the context of the problem of heat conduction in one-dimensional systems, we present an analytical calculation of the instantaneous energy transfer across a tagged particle in a one-dimensional gas of equal-mass, hard-point particles. From this, we obtain a formula for the steady-state energy flux, and identify and separate the mechanical work and heat conduction contributions to it. The nature of the Fourier law for the model, and the nonlinear dependence of the rate of mechanical work on the stationary drift velocity of the tagged particle, are analyzed and elucidated.
Notes: Indian Inst Technol, Dept Phys, Madras 600036, Tamil Nadu, India. Hasselt Univ, B-3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium.Balakrishnan, V, Indian Inst Technol, Dept Phys, Madras 600036, Tamil Nadu, India.vbalki@physics.iitm.ac.in christian.vandenbroeck@uhasselt.be
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/2174
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.72.046141
ISI #: 000232931200053
ISSN: 1539-3755
Category: A1
Type: Journal Contribution
Validation: ecoom, 2006
Appears in Collections: Research publications

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