Bivelocity Hydrodynamics of Micro-Channel Couette Flow.

Walls, Peter.
2017-04-24T15:11:47.003Z

Abstract: A nonkinetic approach is adopted in this thesis to numerically predict the profiles of a Maxwellian ideal gas in a micro-channel geometry. Our analysis utilizes a full set of mechanically and thermodynamically consistent volume-diffusion hydrodynamic equations. Bivelocity theory predicts, contrary to current investigations, a no-slip velocity at the wall in planar Couette flow for rarefi... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/012293
ID: tufts:22031
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