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Q-factor calculator with Uncertainty Quantification

By Sruti Chigullapalli1, Xiaohui Guo2, Alina Alexeenko1

1. Purdue University 2. School of Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering

Calculates squeeze-film damping Q-factors of microcantilevers for arbitrary ambient pressures

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Version 3.0.1w - published on 18 Mar 2015

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This work was funded by NNSA Center for Prediction of Reliability, Integrity and Survivability of Microsystems (PRISM)


1. Guo, X., Alexeenko, A., "Compact model of squeeze-film damping based on rarefied flow simulations", J. Micromechanics Microengineering, Vol. 19 (2009)

2. Veijola, T., "Compact models for squeezed-film dampers with inertial and rarefied gas effects", J. Micromechanics Microengineering, Vol. 14 (2004)

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  • Sruti Chigullapalli; Xiaohui Guo; Alina Alexeenko (2015), "Q-factor calculator with Uncertainty Quantification," (DOI: 10.4231/D3HH6C67V).

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