Microfluidics and Nanofluidics Handbook (2 Volume Set)

Sushanta Mitra University of Alberta
Suman Chakraborty Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)
Microfluidics and Nanofluidics Handbook (2 Volume Set)
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Reference $279.95 / £178
Publication Date Imprint
9/6/2011 CRC Press
Disciplines ISBN
Engineering 9781439816714
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This 2-volume handbook discusses basic microbiology and chemistry related to microfluidics Explains fabrication techniques Emphasizes applications of microfluidics in the energy sector.  Further, the handbook describes micro-fuel cells and lab-on-a-chip; presents example tables, graphs, and equations covering physics and transport phenomena along with life sciences and related applications.

Volume One: Chemistry, Physics, and Life Science Principles provides readers with the fundamental science background that are required for the study of microfluidics and nanofluidics.

Volume Two: Fabrication, Implementation, and Applications focuses on topics related to experimental and numerical methods, followed by chapters on fabrications and other applications, ranging from aerospace to biological systems. Both volumes include as much interdisciplinary knowledge as possible to reflect the inherent nature of this area, making them valuable to students and practitioners.

Table of Contents

Volume One: Chemistry, Physics, and Life Science Principles

Physics and Transport Phenomena
An Overview of Continuum Description of Fluid Flow and Transport Processes
Debapriya Chakraborty and Suman Chakraborty

Microscale Gas Flow Dynamics and Molecular Models for Gas Flow and Heat Transfer
Moran Wang

Calculations of Rarefied Gas Flows in Free-Molecular and Transitional Regimes
Felix Sharipov

Ideal Gas Flows Through Microchannels—Revisited
R. Sambasivam and F. Durst

Pressure-Driven Flow in Microchannels
Auro Ashish Saha and Sushanta K. Mitra

Applications of Magnetohydrodynamics in Microfluidics
Shizhi Qian, Mian Qin, and Haim H. Bau

Diffusio-Osmosis of Electrolyte Solutions in Microscale and Nanoscale
Huan J. Keh

Electrodics in Electrochemical Energy Conversion Systems: Microstructure and Pore-Scale Transport
Partha P. Mukherjee and Qinjun Kang

Van der Waals Interaction
Subir Bhattacharjee and Kamaljit Kaur

Single-Particle Colloidal Hydrodynamics
Arindam Banerjee

Mass Transfer Issues in Micro- and Nanoscale
Nadapana Vasu and Sirshendu De

Gas Transport in Microcapillaries, Nanocapillaries, and Porous Media
Ali Malekpourkoupaei, Sushanta K. Mitra, and Marc Secanell

Polymer Transport in Nanochannels
Siddhartha Das and Suman Chakraborty

Fluid Friction and Heat Transfer in Microchannels
Y.S. Muzychka, Z.P. Duan, and M.M. Yovanovich

Nonboiling Two-Phase Flow in Microchannels
Y.S. Muzychka, E.J. Walsh, P. Walsh, and V. Egan

Heat Transfer Analysis in Electro-Osmotically Driven Microchannel Flows
Keisuke Horiuchi and Prashanta Dutta

Analysis of Modes during Bubble Growth in Saturated Film Boiling
G. Tomar, G. Biswas, A. Sharma, and S.W.J. Welch

Physics and Modeling of Turbulent Transport
Nilanjan Chakraborty

Life Sciences and Related Applications
Biotechnology for Bioengineers
Dipankar Das, Vivek Mishra, and Mavanur R. Suresh

Cellular Biomicrofluidics
J. Berthier

Cell Lysis Techniques in Lab-on-a-Chip Technology
Mehdi Shahini, John T.W. Yeow, and Morteza Ahmadi

Microfluidic Cell Culture Devices
Anastasia Elias

Probing Cells with Nanotechnology
Michael G. Schrlau and Haim H. Bau

Genomics and DNA Microarrays
Sam Kassegne and Bhuvnesh Arya

Micro-PCR Devices for Lab-on-a-Chip Applications
Weijie Wan and John T.W. Yeow

Microscopic Hemorheology and Hemodynamics
Junfeng Zhang

Volume Two: Fabrication, Implementation and Applications

Experimental and Numerical Methods
Image-Based Photonic Techniques for Microfluidics
David S. Nobes, Mona Abdolrazaghi, and Sushanta K. Mitra

Recent Developments in Microparticle Image Velocimetry
Sang-Youp Lee, Jaesung Jang, Yong-Hwan Kim, and Steve T. Wereley

Near-Surface Particle-Tracking Velocimetry
Peter Huang, Jeffrey S. Guasto, and Kenneth S. Breuer

Finite Volume Method for Numerical Simulation: Fundamentals
Pradip Dutta and Suman Chakraborty

Level-Set Method for Microscale Flows
Y.F. Yap, J.C. Chai, T.N. Wong, and N.T. Nguyen

Characterization of Chaotic Stirring and Mixing Using Numerical Tools
Shizhi Qian, Bayram Celik, and Ali Beskok

Lattice Boltzmann Method and Its Applications in Microfluidics
Junfeng Zhang

Fabrication and Other Applications
SU-8 Photolithography and Its Impact on Microfluidics
Rodrigo Martinez-Duarte and Marc J. Madou

System Integration in Microfluidics
Morteza Ahmadi, John T.W. Yeow, and Mehdi Shahini

Fluidic Interconnects for Microfluidics: Chip to Chip and World to Chip
Bonnie L. Gray

Micro Total Analysis Systems
V.F. Cardoso, J.H. Correia, and G. Minas

Microparticle and Nanoparticle Manipulation
Rong Bai and John Yeow

Optoelectric Particle Manipulation
Aloke Kumar, Stuart J. Williams, Nicolas G. Green, and Steven T. Wereley

Microfluidic Particle Counting Sensors
Chan Hee Chon, Hongpeng Zhang, Xinxiang Pan, and Dongqing Li

Magnetic-Particle-Based Microfluidics
Ranjan Ganguly, Ashok Sinha, and Ishwar K. Puri

The Influence of Microfluidic Channel Wettability on PEM Carbon Paper Fuel Cell
S. AlShakhshir, X. Li, and P. Chen

Biologically Inspired Adhesives
Animangsu Ghatak

Microfluidics for Aerospace Applications
Surya Raghu

Chemically Reacting Flows at the Microscale
Achintya Mukhopadhyay

Methane Solubility Enhancement in Water Confined to Nanoscale Pores
Mery Diaz Campos, I. Yucel Akkutlu, and Richard F. Sigal


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  • Covers basic fundamentals of microfluidics and nanofluidics
  • Discusses basic microbiology and chemistry related to microfluidics
  • Explains fabrication techniques
  • Emphasizes applications of microfluidics in the energy sector
  • Describes micro-fuel cells and Lab-on-a-chip
  • Offers tables, graphs, and equations as examples