Nanotech 2006 Vol. 2
Nanotech 2006 Vol. 2
Technical Proceedings of the 2006 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 2

Micro & Nano Fluidics Chapter 8

Macromodeling for Microfluidic Channels

Authors: C-W Kuo, C-M Chein and Y-J Yang

Affilation: National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Pages: 517 - 520

Keywords: microfluids, macromodel, microchannel, system-level analysis

In this paper, we present a methodology of generating microfluidic macromodels (reduced-order models) for 3-D non-linear microchannels. Compared with the full-meshed simulations, the generated macromodels not only provide accuracy results, but also give three-orders-of-magnitude speed-ups. Also, we demonstrate it is possible to create the compact model of a complicated channel by assembling the compact models and the basis functions of various types of simple channels.

ISBN: 0-9767985-7-3
Pages: 893
Hardcopy: $119.95

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