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Semi-Analytic Solution and Hydrodynamics Behavior of Fluid Flow in Micro-Converging plates

Authors: A. Al-Shyyab, A. F. Khadrawi


The hydrodynamics behavior of fluid flow in microconverging plates is investigated analytically. Effects of Knudsen number () on the microchannel hydrodynamics behavior and the coefficient of friction are investigated. It is found that as  increases the slip in the hydrodynamic boundary condition increases. Also, the coefficient of friction decreases as  increases.

Keywords: Converging plates, hydrodynamic behavior, microplates, microchannel, slip velocity

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