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151-0509-00L  Microscale Acoustofluidics

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersJ. Dual
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentNumber of participants limited to 30.



Catalogue data

AbstractIn this lecture the basics as well as practical aspects (from modelling to design and fabrication ) are described from a solid and fluid mechanics perspective with applications to microsystems and lab on a chip devices.
ObjectiveUnderstanding acoustophoresis, the design of devices and potential applications
ContentLinear and nonlinear acoustics, foundations of fluid and solid mechanics and piezoelectricity, Gorkov potential, numerical modelling, acoustic streaming, applications from ultrasonic microrobotics to surface acoustic wave devices
Lecture notesYes, incl. Chapters from the Tutorial: Microscale Acoustofluidics, T. Laurell and A. Lenshof, Ed., Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015
LiteratureMicroscale Acoustofluidics, T. Laurell and A. Lenshof, Ed., Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015
Prerequisites / NoticeSolid and fluid continuum mechanics. Notice: The exercise part is a mixture of presentation, lab session and hand in homework.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits4 credits
ExaminersJ. Dual
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Admission requirementStudents in their final year of Bachelor's degree can take part in.
Mode of examinationoral 30 minutes
Additional information on mode of examinationKey element: The lab sessions are compulsory.
The language of the oral exam can be English or German, depending on the student's preference.
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

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Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
151-0509-00 GMicroscale Acoustofluidics3 hrs
Wed13-16LFW C 4 »
J. Dual

Groups

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Restrictions

Places30 at the most
Waiting listuntil 23.09.2016

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