Institute of Mechanical Process Engineering and Mechanics

Microfluidics- basics and uses

  • type: Lecture
  • semester: Hauptdiplom
  • place: Seminarraum MVM 30.70 R206
  • time:

    Monday, 11:30 - 13:00

  • start: 20.10.2008
  • lecturer: Gero Leneweit
  • sws: 2
  • ects: 4
  • lv-no.: 22964
  • information: Telefonische oder schriftliche Terminabsprache: Tel. 07233 - 68443, leneweit@abnoba.de

Contents

  • Scales in microfluidics, miniaturization of mechanical systems
  • Microfluiddynamics, canal flows, no-slip condition
  • characteristics of creeping flows
  • Interface phenomena, wetting and multiphase flows
  • Examples of biological microfluidics
  • Manufacturing technologies for microsystems
  • Electrohydrodynamics in microsystems: electrokinetics, electroosmosis, electrophoresis
  • Diffusion, mixing and separation in microsystems
  • Dispersion in microcanals, micromixer
  • Examples for microfluidic devices, valves and pumps