Micro-scale cavities in the slip - and transition - flow regimes

Mizzi, Simon and Emerson, David R. and Stefanov, Stefan K. and Barber, Robert W. and Reese, Jason M. (2006) Micro-scale cavities in the slip - and transition - flow regimes. In: Computational Micro and Nanofluidics Conference (ECCOMAS CFD), 2006-09-01.

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    Abstract

    Differences between Navier-Stokes-Fourier (NSF) slip/jump solutions and direct simulation Monte-Carlo (DSMC) computations are highlighted for a micro lid-driven cavity problem. The results indicate a need for better modelling techniques which at the same time retain low computational cost of NSF models. We also highlight the fact thatmany micro-flows that have been considered are simple planar flows and typical classification systems are defined on such flows. We show that for complex flows, such as thedriven cavity, non-equilibrium effects are more appreciable and their onset occurs at lower Knudsen numbers than expected.

    ORCID iDs

    Mizzi, Simon, Emerson, David R., Stefanov, Stefan K., Barber, Robert W. and Reese, Jason M. ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5188-1627;