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Manuscript Title: Maple Code for the calculation of the Matrix Elements of the Boltzmann Collision Operators for Mixtures
Authors: Bernie D. Shizgal, Raouf Dridi
Program title: MCBC
Catalogue identifier: AEGJ_v1_0
Distribution format: tar.gz
Journal reference: Comput. Phys. Commun. 181(2010)1633
Programming language: Maple.
Computer: Personal computer or workstation.
Operating system: Windows or Linux.
RAM: bytes
Keywords: Boltzmann equation, collision operators, matrix elements, generating functions.
PACS: 51.10.+y, 02.70.Hm.
Classification: 12.

Nature of problem:
The representation of the collision operators in the Boltzmann equation in the basis set of Sonine (Laguerre) polynomials.

Solution method:
The matrix element of the generating function for the Sonine polynomials are evaluated analytically. The individual matrix elements are the coefficients in the double power series expansion in two parameters. The Maple code is used to effect this expansion and extract the coefficients of the omega integrals. The omega integrals are defined by the differential cross section.

Running time:
A few seconds for the examples provided.