Third M.I.T. Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics June 14–17, 2005  

A brief review on mathematical models for electrospinning

Ji-Huan Hea,b,c,*
aCollege of science, Donghua University, 1882 Yan'an Xilu Road, Shanghai 200051, China bInstitute of Fibrous Materials Physics, Donghua University, Shanghai, China cKey Lab of Textile Technology, Ministry of Education, Shanghai, China

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A brief view of mathematical models of electrospinning is given; the shortcomings of each model are illustrated. An accurate model describing the electrospinning procedure is suggested by taking into account the effect of non-Ohmic-like resistance of the fiber and polymer concentration.

Keywords:  Electrospinning; Nanofiber; Mathematical model

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