Nonisothermal MEMS Heat Exchanger

Application ID: 516

The example concerns a stainless-steel MEMS heat exchanger, which you can find in lab-on-a-chip devices in biotechnology and in microreactors such as for micro fuel cells. This model examines the heat exchanger in 3D, and it involves heat transfer through both convection and conduction.

The model solves for the temperature and heat flux in the device and investigate the convective term’s influence on the heat exchange.

This model example illustrates applications of this type that would nominally be built using the following products: