Fundamentals and Applications of Microfluidics
Author: Nam-Trung Nguyen
Fundamentals and Applications of Microfluidics, this newly revised second edition provides electrical and mechanical engineers with complete and current coverage of microfluidics – an emerging field involving fluid flow and devices in microscale and nanoscale. The second edition offers a greatly expanded treatment of nanotechnology, electrokinetics and flow theory.
The book shows engineers how to take advantage of the performance benefits of microfluidics and serves as an instant reference for state-of-the-art microfluidics technology and applications. The wide range of applications discussed includes fluid control devices, gas and fluid measurement devices, medical testing equipment, and implantable drug pumps. This cutting-edge resource offers practical guidance in choosing the best fabrication and enabling technology for a specific microfluidic application, and explains how to design a microfluidic device. Moreover, professionals get simple calculations, ready-to-use data tables, and rules of thumb that help them make design decisions and determine device characteristics quickly.
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