MICRO-718 / 1 credit

Teacher(s): Gijs Martinus, Lehnert Thomas

Language: English

Remark: May 10 to 12, 2021 - Online


Frequency

Every 2 years

Summary

Navier-Stokes equations and basic flow solutions / Hydraulic resistance and compliance / Diffusion and mixing on the microscale / Capillary effects and droplets -- Electrohydrodynamics and Electroosmosis / Nanofluidics Dielectrophoresis / Magnetophoresis.

Content

Keywords

Microfluidics, lab-on-a-chip, Navier-Stokes equation, electroosmosis

Learning Prerequisites

Important concepts to start the course

Basic knowledge in physics and lab-on-a-chip technologies/applications

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain basic concepts and main equations related to (micro-)fluidic (e.g. Navier-Stokes eqns, Stokes eqns, etc).
  • Apply these concepts to simple fluidic model situations.

Resources

Bibliography

Henrik Bruus, Theoretical Microfluidics, Oxford University Press, 2008 (Reprint 2010), ISBN 978-0-19-923509-4.

Websites

In the programs

  • Number of places: 25
  • Exam form: Oral (session free)
  • Subject examined: Theoretical Microfluidics
  • Lecture: 14 Hour(s)

Reference week