Fast Fluid Analysis for Multibody Micromachined Devices

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Recently developed fast integral equation methods for computing solutions to the Stokes’ equation have proven to be a valuable tool for micro-machined device designers. The speed of these fast codes make it possible to simulate multiple interacting 3-D structures, but issues associated with the singularity of the integral form of Stokes’ equation have not been suÆciently carefully addressed to reliably perform such simulations. In this paper we describe the issue and show a remedy.

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Journal: TechConnect Briefs
Volume: 1, Technical Proceedings of the 2001 International Conference on Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems
Published: March 19, 2001
Pages: 19 - 22
Industry sector: Sensors, MEMS, Electronics
Topic: Modeling & Simulation of Microsystems
ISBN: 0-9708275-0-4