We develop the dimension-reduced hyperbolic moment method for the Boltzmann equation, to improve solution efficiency using a numerical regularized moment method for problems with low-dimensional macroscopic variables and highdimensional microscopic variables. In the present work, we deduce the globally hyperbolic moment equations for the dimension-reduced Boltzmann equation based on the Hermite expansion and a globally hyperbolic regularization. The numbers of Maxwell boundary condition required for well-posedness are studied. The numerical scheme is then developed and an improved projection algorithm between two different Hermite expansion spaces is developed. By solving several benchmark problems, we validate the method developed and demonstrate the significant efficiency improvement by dimension-reduction.
- Boundary condition
- Global hyperbolicity
- Moment system
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)