Microchannel fluid behavior using micropolar fluid theory

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Publication Type Journal Article
School or College College of Engineering
Department Mechanical Engineering
Creator Ameel, Timothy A
Other Author Papautsky, I.; Brazzle, J.; Frazier, A. B.
Title Microchannel fluid behavior using micropolar fluid theory
Date 1998
Description In this paper, we describe microchannel fluid behavior using a numerical model based on micropolar fluid theory and experimentally verify the model using micromachined channels. The micropolar fluid theory augments the laws of classical continuum mechanics by incorporating the effects of fluid molecules on the continuum. The behavior of fluids was studied using surface micromachined rectangular metallic pipette arrays. A downstream port for static pressure measurement was used to eliminate entrance effects. The numerical model of the micropolar fluid theory compares favorably with the experimental data.
Type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
First Page 544
Last Page 549
Language eng
Bibliographic Citation Papautsky, I., Brazzle, J., Ameel, T. A., & Frazier, A. B. (1998). Microchannel fluid behavior using micropolar fluid theory. IEEE International Workshop on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, 544-9. January.
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