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Cavitation in MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS): Importance, Deviations From Conventional Scale, and Preliminary Results

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Yoav Peles, Chandan Mishra

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY

Paper No. FEDSM2005-77405, pp. 581-586; 6 pages
doi:10.1115/FEDSM2005-77405
From:
  • ASME 2005 Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting
  • Volume 2: Fora
  • Houston, Texas, USA, June 19–23, 2005
  • Conference Sponsors: Fluids Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4199-5 | eISBN: 0-7918-3760-2
  • Copyright © 2005 by ASME

abstract

Hydrodynamic cavitation in micro systems is a fundamental engineering problem that is poorly understood. The lack of knowledge on cavitation relevant to MEMS devices is impeding the practical realization of novel high-velocity microfluidic machines. This paper divulges differences between cavitation occurring inside micro and conventional systems, and also indicates the limited applicability of conventional knowledge to predict and understand cavitating flows in micro-domains. A detailed discussion delineating the possible reasons of such a divergence is presented in this article. Additionally, selected results obtained from preliminary experiments on cavitation in micro-domains are presented.

Copyright © 2005 by ASME

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