Second order dissipative fluid dynamics from kinetic theory
1 Department of Physics, Columbia University, New York, 10027, USA
2 Institute fur Theoretische Physik, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universitat, Max-von-Laue Str. 1, D-60438, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
3 Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Ruth-Moufang Str. 1, D-60438, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
4 KFKI Research Institute for Particle and Nuclear Physics, H-1525 Budapest, P.O.Box 49, Hungary
We derive the equations of second order dissipative fluid dynamics from the relativistic Boltzmann equation following the method of W. Israel and J. M. Stewart . We present a frame independent calculation of all first- and second-order terms and their coefficients using a linearised collision integral. Therefore, we restore all terms that were previously neglected in the original papers of W. Israel and J. M. Stewart.
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