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Manuscript Title: Transport properties of dilute gas mixtures.
Authors: R.M. Thomson
Program title: GAS MIXTURE TRANSPORT PROPERTIES
Catalogue identifier: ACZO_v1_0
Distribution format: gz
Journal reference: Comput. Phys. Commun. 18(1979)123
Programming language: Fortran.
Computer: ICL 1906A.
Operating system: GEORGE 4.
RAM: 43K words
Word size: 48
Keywords: Liquid state physics, Fluid dynamics, Gas, Mixture, Transport property, Thermal conductivity, Scattering, Diffusion, Thermal diffusion, Viscosity, Lennard-jones.
Classification: 12.

Nature of problem:
The transport properties of a gas mixture are the thermal conductivity, viscosity and the diffusion and thermal diffusion coefficients. The program calculates these transport properties.

Solution method:
The transport properties may be expressed in terms of coefficients in the Sonine polynomial expansions of the unknown coefficients occuring in the solution of the perturbed form of the Boltzmann equation. The program solves matrix equations for the coefficients and hence calculates the transport properties.

Restrictions:
Up to ten gases may be included in the mixture. The effect of inelastic collisions of molecules is not included and elastic collisions are described by the Lennard-Jones (12-6) potential.

Running time:
Forty seconds for compilation and five seconds for execution on the Leeds 1906A.