Onsager Differential Equation

The ordinary Onsager equation is the sixth-order ordinary differential equation


(Vicelli 1983; Zwillinger 1997, p. 128), while the partial Onsager equation is given by the partial differential equation


(Wood and Martin 1980; Zwillinger 1997, p. 129).

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Vicelli, J. A. "Exponential Difference Operator Approximation for the Sixth Order Onsager Equation." J. Comput. Phys. 50, pp. 162-170, 1983.Wood, H. G. and Morton, J. B. "Onsager's Pancake Approximation for the Fluid Dynamics of a Gas Centrifuge." J. Fluid Mech. 101, 1-31, 1980.Zwillinger, D. Handbook of Differential Equations, 3rd ed. Boston, MA: Academic Press, pp. 128-129, 1997.

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