Nanoduct Fluid Flow

  • Percival McCormackEmail author
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Nanoducts are unique in that fluid moving through them has intense vorticity, or molecular spin. In such regions of fluid flow, the molecular theory of fluids must be used to model the flow region and the physical properties of the fluid. Such properties change significantly in the presence of intense vorticity. These topics have been dealt with in Chap. 3 under the heading of the Nano-boundary Layer, using Waldman’s kinetic theory for a fluid of rotating and translating molecules.


Shear Rate Knudsen Number Slip Length Slip Boundary Condition Knudsen Diffusion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of BioEngineeringUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoChicagoUSA

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