In the present work, the performance of pin-finned microchannels as the micromixers is investigated. Different patterns for distribution of pin-fins were examined (staggered and oblique distribution of fins). A 3-D computational model was developed and the Navier-Stokes equations were solved and the corresponding flow fields were evaluated. The mass transport differential equation was also solved and the concentration of liquids in the mixture was evaluated. The results for the mixing efficiency were compared between the simple and pin-finned microchannels. The results suggest that the finned microchannels with staggered distribution of pins perform very well in mixing of liquids. The mixing efficiency reaches to 100 percent for the Reynolds numbers in which the mixing efficiency is less than 10 percent for the simple microchannels.

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