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Continuum Simulation of Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in Gas Microsystems

O'Hare, Lynne (2008) Continuum Simulation of Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in Gas Microsystems. PhD thesis, UoS.

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Abstract

The aim of the present work is to make use of the constitutive scaling method to produce a computational tool suitable for analysing microscale flows. Both incompressible and compressible numerical solvers featuring constitutive scaling models and a range of appropriate boundary conditions have been developed to this end. A detailed assessment of the implications of extending the constitutive scaling method to fully compressible flows has also been carried out.

Item type: Thesis (PhD)
ID code: 6501
Keywords: fluid dynamics, microsystems, heat transfer, scaling, Mechanical engineering and machinery
Subjects: Technology > Mechanical engineering and machinery
Department: Faculty of Engineering > Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management
Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2008
Last modified: 07 Sep 2014 12:50
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/6501

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