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Optimization of the shape of the toroidal model of an MHD dynamo

Ya. Freiberg

Institute of Physics, Latvian Academy of Sciences, Salaspils-1, LV-2169, Latvia

The optimum shape of a model of a steady-state kinematic dynamo is found. Results of a numerical study of the dependence of the critical magnetic Reynolds number on the shape of the model are given. It is shown that this number can be reduced 1.3 times by altering the shape.

Magnitnaya Gidrodinamika 11, No. 3, 3-7, 1975 [PDF] (in Russian)
Magnetohydrodynamics 11, No. 3, 269-272, 1975 [PDF, 0.23 Mb]

Copyright: Institute of Physics, University of Latvia
Electronic edition ISSN 1574-0579
Printed edition ISSN 0024-998X