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Title: Simulation and analysis of flow through microchannel
Authors: Kundu, Madhusree
Vamsee, K
Maiti, D
Keywords: microchannel
slip length
Hagen–Poiseuille
Monge’s method
SIMPLE
QUICK
friction factor
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: Wiley InterScience
Citation: Asia-Pac. J. Chem. Eng. (2008)
Abstract: One-dimensional and two-dimensional models for microchannel flow with noncontinuum (slip flow) boundary conditions have been presented here. This study presents an efficient numerical procedure using pressurecorrection- based iterative SIMPLE algorithm with QUICK scheme in convective terms to simulate a steady incompressible two-dimensional flow through a microchannel. In the present work, the slip flow of liquid through a microchannel has been modeled using a slip length assumption instead of using conventional Maxwell’s slip flow model, which essentially utilizes the molecular mean free path concept. The models developed, following this approach, lend an insight into the physics of liquid flow through microchannels.
Description: Copyright for this article belongs to Wiley InterScience
URI: http://doi.dx.org/10.1002/apj.232
http://hdl.handle.net/2080/1497
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