Direct simulation Monte Carlo method for gas flows in micro-channels with bends with added curvature
Department of Power Engineering Equipment, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic
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Published online: 12 May 2017
Gas flows in micro-channels are simulated using an open source Direct Simulation Monte Carlo (DSMC) code dsmcFOAM for general application to rarefied gas flow written within the framework of the open source C++ toolbox called OpenFOAM. Aim of this paper is to investigate the flow in micro-channel with bend with added curvature. Results are compared with flows in channel without added curvature and equivalent straight channel. Effects of micro-channel bend was already thoroughly investigated by White et al. Geometry proposed by White is also used here for refference.
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