A thermal lattice Boltzmann model for micro/nano-flows

Yonghao Zhang, X.J. Gu, Robert W. Barber, David Emerson

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Abstract

The dynamic behavior of charged micro and nanofluids plays a crucial role in a large variety of industrial and biological processes. Such dynamic behavior is characterized by the simultaneous occurrence of several competing mechanisms, such as electrostatic interactions, viscous dissipation and hydrodynamic effects, often taking place in complex geometries. This paper focuses on a thermal lattice Boltzmann model for micro/nano-flows.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of Micro/Nanoscale Heat Transfer International Conference (MNHT2008)
Pages1275-1281
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2008

Keywords

  • micro flows
  • fluid dynamics
  • heat transfer
  • power systems
  • lattice Boltzmann method
  • microfluidics
  • nanofluidics
  • non-equilibrium flow

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    Zhang, Y., Gu, X. J., Barber, R. W., & Emerson, D. (2008). A thermal lattice Boltzmann model for micro/nano-flows. In Proceedings of Micro/Nanoscale Heat Transfer International Conference (MNHT2008) (pp. 1275-1281)