Developing fluid flow and heat transfer with temperature dependent properties in microchannels with electrokinetic effects is investigated numerically. The electrokinetic effect on liquid flow in a parallel slit is modeled by the general Nernst-Planck equation describing anion and cation distributions, the Poisson equation determining the electrical potential profile, the continuity equation, and the modified Navier-Stokes equation governing the velocity field. A Finite-Volume Method is utilized to solve the proposed model.
Numerical Computation of Hydrodynamically and Thermally Developing Liquid Flow in Microchannels With Electrokinetics Effects
Contributed by the Heat Transfer Division for publication in the JOURNAL OF HEAT TRANSFER. Manuscript received by the Heat Transfer Division March 19, 2003; revision received October 16, 2003. Associate Editor: P. S. Ayyaswamy.
Chen , X. Y., Toh , K. C., Yang , C., and Chai, J. C. (March 10, 2004). "Numerical Computation of Hydrodynamically and Thermally Developing Liquid Flow in Microchannels With Electrokinetics Effects ." ASME. J. Heat Transfer. February 2004; 126(1): 70–75. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.1643909
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