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dc.contributor.authorLee, Jia Qing.
dc.date.accessioned2012-05-30T08:00:54Z
dc.date.available2012-05-30T08:00:54Z
dc.date.copyright2012en_US
dc.date.issued2012
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/50172
dc.description.abstractIn recent years, the high intensity surface acoustic wave (SAW) generated by interdigital transducers (IDT) patterned on surfaces the of a piezoelectric substrate had been reported for many applications in chemical and biological processes. One of the major research areas is the research on the effect on microfluidics. In this project, the effect of surface acoustic wave on the actuation of microdroplets is carried out. This project focuses on the behaviour of microdroplets when subjected to Surface Acoustic Waves on a piezoelectric substrate. The SAW energy is induced onto the substrate which will accentuate a surface wave that will affect the movement of the microdroplets on the microchannel of the substrate. Behaviour of microdroplets under effect of SAW is observed and discussed. Peak-to-peak sinusoidal voltages and droplet volume were adjusted to understand the relationship between droplet movement and jetting in relation to the wave perpetuated by the amount of voltage input. The results for the different configurations were then discussed and analysed to explain their relationships.en_US
dc.format.extent115 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Engineering::Mechanical engineeringen_US
dc.titleActuation of sessile droplets using surface acoustic waveen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorNguyen Nam-Trungen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineeringen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)en_US
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