Investigation of a Micromixer for the MTPV System


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In this paper, a micromixer used in micro thermo photovoltaic system (MTPV system) is simulated and fabricated. The optimal structure parameters were investigated by computational fluent dynamical software (CFD),during the simulation, three main parameters n,τ and δ were introduced to studied on the influence of the mixing intensity . The simulation results show that the number of the static elements added in the mixing channel n should be more than 4, the side-length of the static elements should be half of the channel’s width and the static elements should be equidistant and interlaced distribution.



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Long Chen, Yongkang Zhang, Aixing Feng, Zhenying Xu, Boquan Li and Han Shen






G. G. Cheng et al., "Investigation of a Micromixer for the MTPV System", Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 464, pp. 99-102, 2011

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January 2011




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