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Numerical Analysis of 3D Model of the SSAW Separator System

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2016
Bahareh Haddadi, Morteza Fathipour

Bahareh Haddadi and Morteza Fathipour. Numerical Analysis of 3D Model of the SSAW Separator System. International Journal of Computer Applications 141(12):7-12, May 2016. BibTeX

	author = {Bahareh Haddadi and Morteza Fathipour},
	title = {Numerical Analysis of 3D Model of the SSAW Separator System},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {May 2016},
	volume = {141},
	number = {12},
	month = {May},
	year = {2016},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {7-12},
	numpages = {6},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2016909914},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


In this paper we investigate a microfluidic device designed for separation of particles having different densities. Separating mechanism employs Standing Surface Acoustic Waves (SSAWs). Simulation studies have shown that Polyethylene microspheres with diameter of 10µm, having a density of 1200 kg/m3, can easily be detected from the same sized Melamine microspheres having a density equal to 1710 kg/m3.


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SSAW, IDT, density-based.