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ME 537: Particle Transport, Deposition, and Removal I

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Engineering Mathematics Engineering Mathematics (slides)

Viscous Flows
Navier-Stokes Equation, Vorticity, Stream Function
Exact Solutions (slides)
Drag on Spherical Particles
Creeping Flows
Nonspherical Particles


Introduction to Aerosols (slides)
Drag, Lift Forces
Aerosol Kinetics
Virtual Mass, Basset Forces, and the BBO Equation
Nonspherical Particles
Brownian Motions (slides)
Particle Deposition Mechanisms
Mass Diffusion (slides)Diffusion and Interception (slides)
Aerosol Charging (slides)
Inertia Impaction
Aerosol Coagulation


Particle Adhesion
Van der Waals Force (slides)
JKR and Other Adhesion Models (slides)
Particle Adhesion and Removal (Dr. Rimai) (slides)
Effects of Charge (Dr. Rimai)
Rough Particles (slides)
Bumpy Particles and Effect of Humidity (slides)
Utrasonic and Megasonic Cleaning


Simulation Methods Laminar Flow Simulation
Particle Transport and Deposition in Laminar Flow


Experimental Techniques
Turbulent Flow Measurement (Hot-Wire, PIV, Laser-Doppler)
Particle Concentration and Velocity Measurements(Phase-Doppler, PIV)
Aerosol Sampling techniques
Clean Room Operation
Advanced Surface Cleaning Techniques (Laser, Cryogenic, Ultrasonic)


Microcontamination Control
Clean Room and Process Equipment
Filtration Processes and Gas Cleaning (Cyclone)

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CRCD Courses

CRCD Main Site (
ME 437: Particle Transport, Deposition, and Removal I (
ME 537: The Fluid Mechanics of Aerosols (
ME 637: Particle Transport, Deposition, and Removal II (

Related Sites at Clarkson

Turbulence & Multiphase Fluid Flow Laboratory (
ME 326: Intermediate Fluid Mechanics (
ME 529: Stochastic Processes in Engineering (
ME 639: Advanced Turbulence (

Other Sites of Interest

National Science Foundation   (
Journal of Turbulence   (
ASCI Turbulence PPM Movies   (
Characteristics of Laminar & Turbulent Flow   (href="
Digitized Hunter Rouse Movies   (
Jet Flows   (
Delta Wing   (
Micro-Active Control of a Jet   (
Cyclones   (
Blackbird   (
Unsteady Turbulent Flow   (
Advanced Aerodynamics and Multiphysics   (
Flow movies   (
DNS Channel Flow   (
DNS of Particle-Liquid Flows   (
Hemodynamics Simulations   (
Fluid Mechanics Research Lab   (


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