O'Hare, Lynne (2008) Continuum Simulation of Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in Gas Microsystems. PhD thesis, University Of Strathclyde.
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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)|
|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:||29 Apr 2016 06:59|