Browse Dept. of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (1926-2006) by Subject "microfluidics"
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(Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC), 2003-07)We use a continuum model to investigate the isochoric axial contraction and expansion of a right circular cylindrical specimen composed of a nematic elastomer that is cross-linked in a uniaxial state and then annealed. ...
Measurement of instantaneous Eulerian acceleration fields by particle-image accelerometry: Methods and accuracy (Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC), 2001-12)Acceleration is a fundamental quantity in fluid mechanics because it reflects the sum of all forces (pressure and viscous) present within the flow. However, measurements of acceleration have been difficult to achieve ...
(Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC), 2001-07)A theory of stationary particle size distributions in coagulating systems with particle injection at small sizes is constructed. The size distributions have the form of power laws. Under rather general assumptions, the ...