• A.A. Avramenko
Keywords: processes in micro- and nano channels, mathematical modeling


A review is presented and analysis of methods for modeling micro- and nano flows is given. The features of mathematical models and the limits of their application are considered depending on the scale of microsystems.


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Avramenko, A. (2017). MULTISCALE ANALYSIS OF MICRO- AND NANO-FLOWS. Thermophysics and Thermal Power Engineering, 39(2), 31-35.