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- Comment on 'Molecular simulation and continuum mechanics study of simple fluids in nonisothermal planar Couette flows' [J. Chem. Phys. , 2589 (1997)]
- Todd, B. D.; Evans, Denis J.; Travis, Karl P.; Daivis, Peter J.
- We comment on the paper by Khare et al. [J. Chem. Phys. 107, 2589 (1997)], which considers simulations of confined fluids under planar shear with and without the application of a thermostat. We suggest an alternative interpretation of some of their results, which leads to the same conclusion that applying a thermostat directly to a confined shearing fluid is not the preferred simulation procedure to follow.
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- Journal article
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- Swinburne University of Technology. School of Information Technology
- The Journal of Chemical Physics, Vol. 111, no. 23 (Dec 1999), pp. 10730-10731
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- 02 Physical Sciences; 03 Chemical Sciences; 09 Engineering
- Continuum mechanics; Couette flow; Digital simulation; Flow simulation; Viscosity
- American Institute of Physics
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- Copyright © 1999 American Institute of Physics. The published version of the paper is reproduced here with the kind permission of the publisher.
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