Experimental study of a flow in a rectangular high aspect ratio channel. 2

A. V. Borisov - A. A. Gaizer - I. A. Evtushenko - A. T. Kusainov - A. V. Tananaev

Abstract
The results of an experimental study of a liquid metal flow in a channel with a high aspect ratio rectangular cross section and nonconducting walls are presented. The transfer to the Stokes regime in a nonuniform oblique (Θ = 45...90°) magnetic field has been investigated. It has been found that the transfer of inertial-viscous regime to the Stokes regime is similar to critical transfer. We propose also a technique for determination of the transfer regime parameters. The experimental data were generalized by using non-dimensional parameters Ha and N based on the characteristics length depending on the magnetic field direction angle Θ. Figs 6, refs 5.

Magnitnaya Gidrodinamika 28, No. 2, 115-118, 1992[PDF, 0.11 Mb] (in Russian)
Magnetohydrodynamics 28, No. 2, 206-209, 1992[PDF, 0.13 Mb]

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Copyright: Institute of Physics, University of Latvia
Electronic edition ISSN 1574-0579
Printed edition ISSN 0024-998X
DOI: http://doi.org/10.22364/mhd