BMT-3076 Microfluidics, 5 cr


Suitable for postgraduate studies.


Jari Väliaho, Pasi Kallio


Toteutuskerta Periodi Vastuuhenkilö Suoritusvaatimukset
BMT-3076 2019-01 3 - 4 Pasi Kallio
Veikko Sariola
Jari Väliaho
- to finish all given exercises
- to pass the exam


After the course, the student is able to - name and analyse the effects of scaling in microfluidics - name the most important applications of microfluidics - name the strengths and limitations of microfluidics - explain function principles of the following microfluidic components: micropumps, microvalves, micromixers - name the most important fabrication principles used for manufacturing microfluidic structures and name their strengths, weaknesses and main areas of use - explain the operation principles of polymer microfabrication principles - explain and analyze the main principles of liquid plug flows - fabricate microfluidic structures using PDMS - model microfluidic structures using finite element modeling approach - apply Comsol Multiphysics in modelling and simulation of microfluidic problems - write scintific reports on experiments and results gained - act as a member of a project team and take into account the diversity of actors in international operating environments - be capable of international and intercultural communication and team work - have an ability to accept and utilize justified criticism - see alternative solutions and has had an opportunity to apply creative thinking in solving microfuidic problems


Sisältö Ydinsisältö Täydentävä tietämys Erityistietämys
1. analytical modelling of single phase flows   - fluid mechanics theory - Comsol Multiphysics and MATLAB use to model and simulate microfluidic phenomena   flow characterization techniques  
2. electric double-layer and electro-osmosis  electrophoresis and dielectrophoresis  electrohydrodynamic pumps 
3. function principles of microfluidic components: micropumps, microvalves, micromixers   - use of Comsol Multiphysics and MATLAB to model and simulate microfluidic phenomena - application of microfluidic components   detection techniques for biotechnology  
4. surface tension, capillary phenomena and plug flow     
5. fabrication of microfluidic components in polymer   fabrication of micro components in other materials (Si, glass, metal, composites)    


Tyyppi Nimi Tekijä ISBN URL Lisätiedot Tenttimateriaali
Book   Fundamentals and Applications of Microfluidics   Nguyen, Nam-Trung Wereley, Steve   9781580538053     Can be found at TUT eLibrary   Yes   
Book   Microfluidics for Biotechnology   Jean Berthier and Pascal Silberzan   978-1-59693-443-6     Only selected parts of the book will be covered in the course.   Yes   


Opintojakso P/S Selite
BMT-2310 Johdatus mikrosysteemitekniikkaan Mandatory   1
BMT-2316 Introduction to Microsystem Technology Mandatory   1

1 . One of the courses is obligatory.


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BMT-3076 Microfluidics, 5 cr ASE-3076 Microfluidics, 5 cr  

Päivittäjä: Sariola Veikko, 27.05.2019