Nanotech 2005 Vol. 3
Nanotech 2005 Vol. 3
Technical Proceedings of the 2005 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 3

Computational Methods, Numerics and Software Tools Chapter 10

A Computational Model with Experimental Validation for DNA Flow in Microchannels

Authors: A. Nonaka, S. Gulati, D. Trebotich, G.H. Miller, S. Muller and D. Liepmann

Affilation: UC Davis / Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, United States

Pages: 712 - 715

Keywords: non-Newtonian, viscoelasticity, Oldroyd-B, microfluidics, projection methods, embedded boundaries

We compare a computational model to experimental data for DNA-laden flow in microchannels. The purpose of this work in progress is to validate a new numerical algorithm for viscoelastic flow of an Oldroyd-B fluid. Significant new accomplishments include a thorough comparison of computational results to experimental data for a variety of microchannel geometries.

ISBN: 0-9767985-2-2
Pages: 786
Hardcopy: $109.95

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