



ME 437: Particle Transport, Deposition, and Removal I




Engineering Mathematics 


Engineering Mathematics




Viscous Flows 


NavierStokes Equation, Vorticity, Stream Function,
Exact Solutions,
Drag on Spherical Particles,
Creeping Flows,
Nonspherical Particles.




Review of Computational Fluid Mechanics 


Introduction to Fluent and Gambit.




Aerosols 


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




Particle Adhesion 


Van der Waals Force,
JKR and Other Adhesion Models,
Particle Adhesion and Removal,
Effects of Charge,
Effect of Humidity,
Ultrasonic and Megasonic Cleaning.




Simulation Methods 


Laminar Flow Simulation,
Particle Transport and Deposition in Laminar Flow.




Experimental Techniques 


Particle Adhesion and Resuspension,
Aerosol Sampling Techniques,
Clean Room Operation,
Advanced Surface Cleaning Techniques (Laser, Cryogenic, Ultrasonic).




Applications 


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


ME 537: Fluid Mechanics of Aerosols




Engineering Mathematics 


Engineering Mathematics




Viscous Flows 


NavierStokes Equation, Vorticity, Stream Function,
Exact Solutions,
Drag on Spherical Particles,
Creeping Flows,
Nonspherical Particles.




Review of Computational Fluid Mechanics 


Introduction to Fluent and Gambit.




Aerosols 


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




Particle Adhesion 


Van der Waals Force,
JKR and Other Adhesion Models,
Particle Adhesion and Removal,
Effects of Charge,
Effect of Humidity,
Ultrasonic and Megasonic Cleaning.




Simulation Methods 


Laminar Flow Simulation,
Particle Transport and Deposition in Laminar Flow.




Experimental Techniques 


Particle Adhesion and Resuspension,
Aerosol Sampling Techniques,
Clean Room Operation,
Advanced Surface Cleaning Techniques (Laser, Cryogenic, Ultrasonic).




Applications 


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


ME 637: Particle Transport, Deposition, and Removal II




Engineering Mathematics 


Special Functions,
Differential Equations,
Fourier Series,
Laplace Transforms,
Probability and Random Processes,
Linear Systems,
Useful Integrals,
Vector Identities,
Indicial Notation.




Viscous Flows 


NavierStokes Equation, Vorticity, Stream Function,
Exact Solutions,
Drag on Spherical Particles,
Creeping Flows,
Nonspherical Particles.




Review of Computational Fluid Mechanics 


Finite Difference and Finite Volume Methods,
Spectral Method,
Introduction to Gambit and Unstructured Fluent Code.




Review of Turbulence and Turbulence Modeling 


Features of Turbulence,
Reynolds Equation and Mixing Length Model,
Energy Equations,
Correlations and Scales,
Vorticity Transport,
TwoEquation Model,
Stress Transport Models,
RateDependent Models,
PDF Models.




Aerosols 


Introduction to Aerosols,
Drag,
Lift Forces,
Aerosol Kinetics,
Virtual Mass, Basset Forces, and the BBO Equation,
Review of Nonspherical Particles,
Review of Brownian Motions,
Review of Particle Deposition Mechanisms (Mass Diffusion, Diffusion to a Cylinder, Inertia Impaction)
Aerosol Transport and Deposition in Turbulent Flows,
Turbulence Wall Deposition Models,
Particle Charging Mechanisms, Electrostatic Forces,
Thermophoretic Forces,
Aerosol Coagulation,
Coagulation by Turbulence and Shear Fields.




Particle Adhesion 


Van der Waals Force,
JKR and Other Adhesion Models,
Particle Adhesion and Removal,
Effects of Charge,
Effect of Humidity,
Ultrasonic and Megasonic Cleaning.




Colloids 


Introduction to Colloids,
Double Layer Forces,
Electrokinetic Phenomena.




Simulation Methods 


Sublayer Model of Turbulence,
Particle Deposition on Smooth and Rough Walls,
Sublayer Simulation of Charged Particles,
Approximage Simulation of Instantaneous Turbulent Flows,
DNS and Large Eddy Simulation,
Particle Transport and Deposition in Turbulent Flows,
Brownian Motion of Nanoparticles in Turbulent Flows,
Nonspherical Particle Transport in Turbulent Flows.




Experimental Techniques 


Turbulent Flow Measurement (HotWire, PIV, LaserDoppler),
Particle Concentration and Velocity Measurement (PhaseDoppler, PIV),
Particle Production,
Aerosol Sampling Techniques,
Aerosol Instrumentation,
Clean Room Operation,
Advanced Surface Cleaning Techniques (Laser, Cryogenic, Ultrasonic).




Applications 


Microcontamination Control,
Xerography,
Clean Room and Process Equipment,
Lung Deposition and Inhalation Drug Delivery,
Filtration Processes and Gas Cleaning (Cyclone),
Combustors and Boilers,
Spray Formation.

