Microflows and Nanoflows: Fundamentals And Simulation

Hardcover | July 5, 2005

byGeorge Em Karniadakis, Ali Beskok, Narayan Aluru

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Subject area has witnessed explosive growth during the last decade and the technology is progressing at an astronomical rate.Previous edition was first to focus exclusively on flow physics within microdevices. It sold over 900 copies in North America since 11/01.New edition is 40 percent longer, with four new chapters on recent topics including Nanofluidics.

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Subject area has witnessed explosive growth during the last decade and the technology is progressing at an astronomical rate.Previous edition was first to focus exclusively on flow physics within microdevices. It sold over 900 copies in North America since 11/01.New edition is 40 percent longer, with four new chapters on recent topics ...

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In the last few years there has been significant progress in the development of microfluidics and nanofluidics at the application as well as at the fundamental and simulation levels. This book provides a comprehensive summary of these changes describing fluid flow in micro and nano configurations. Where as in their previous book entitl...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:840 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.9 inPublished:July 5, 2005Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387221972

ISBN - 13:9780387221977

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Table of Contents

Basic Concepts and Technologies.- Governing Equations and Slip Models.- Shear-Driven Flows.- Pressure-Driven Flows.- Thermal Effects in Microscales.- Prototype Applications of Gas Flows.- Electrokinetic Flows.- Surface Tension-Driven Flows.- Mixers and Chaotic Advection.- Simple Fluids in Nanochannels.- Water in Nanochannels.- Electroosmotic Flow in Nanochannels.- Functional Fluids and Functionalized Nanotubes.- Numerical Methods for Continuous Simulation.- Multiscale Modeling of Gas Flows.- Multiscale Modeling of Liquid Flows.- Reduced-Order Modeling.- Reduced-Order Simulation.- Bibliography.

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Reviews for original "Microflows and Nanoflows":"For those who want to compute flows at the micro scale, this monograph is a must. It describes the state of the art and helps by providing coefficients, such as [are] needed in situations of slip. Those who wonder what new fluid dynamics there is in the microworld are served by the overview of theory and treasures of numerical methods." â?" European Journal of Mechanics B/Fluids"It is a well-written book which should prove beneficial to the researchers in the field" Zentralblatt fur MathematikFrom the reviews:"Microflows and nanoflows will become an important reference for any researcher interested in the fundamental science and simulation techniques for flow in microchannels and nanopores. ... The new additions in the current book essentially render it the most fundamental book in the field of microfluidics and nanofluidics. . I strongly recommend this book as a fundamental reference for the multiscale simulation researchers and for the more fundamental reference theorists in the area of microfluidics and the new field of nanofluidics." (Hsueh-Chia Chang, Mathematical Reviews, Issue 2006 c)"The monograph under review presents a systematical presentation of all questions connected with fundamentals and simulation of microflows and nanoflows. . The reviewed monograph is the first systematic fundamental presentation of the subject. It is suitable for graduate students and researches in fluid mechanics, physics and in electrical, mechanical and chemical engineering." (Peter A. Velmisov, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1115 (17), 2007)