Viscous Dissipation Effects in A Microchannel Caused by Oscillation of One Surface

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Chee Hao Hor
Chih Ping Tso
Gooi Mee Chen


The viscous dissipation effects in a microchannels caused by an oscillatory lower surface is investigated numerically. An asymmetric thermal boundary condition, particularly at upper plate insulated and lower plate with constant surface temperature is solved and analyzed in details graphically. Results reveal that effect of temperature field is strongly dependent on Brinkman number, while the thermal diffusion rate on the heat induced relies on the Prandtl number. The angular frequency has influence on the temperature field gradient.

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