A continuum approach applied to a strongly confined Lennard-Jones fluid

Remco Hartkamp, Stefan Luding

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Abstract

Results from molecular dynamics simulations are analyzed with a continuum approach. It is shown that for strongly confined fluids the Navier-Stokes equations for incompressible, Newtonian fluids are not applicable over the whole channel. Near the walls, a Knudsen layer is formed and interesting oscillatory structures are seen, the fluid behaves non-Newtonian in these regions.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFifth International Conference on Multiscale Materials Modeling
EditorsPeter Gumbsch, Erik van der Giessen
Place of PublicationFreiburg
PublisherFraunhofer Verlag
Pages1-4
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)978-3-8396-0166-2
Publication statusPublished - 4 Oct 2010
EventFifth International Conference on Multiscale Materials Modeling, MMM 2010 - Freiburg Germany
Duration: 4 Oct 20108 Oct 2010

Publication series

Name
PublisherFraunhofer Verlag

Conference

ConferenceFifth International Conference on Multiscale Materials Modeling, MMM 2010
Period4/10/108/10/10
OtherOctober 4-8, 2010

Keywords

  • METIS-272304
  • IR-80369

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