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Analysis of experimental and simulation data for the liquid metal flow in a cylindrical vessel

M. Kirpo1 , A. Jakoviċs1 , E. Baake2 , B. Nacke2

1 Laboratory for Mathematical Modeling of Environmental and Technological Processes, University of Latvia, 8 Zeļļu str., Rīga, LV-1002, Latvia
2 Institut für Elektrothermische Prozesstechnik, Universität Hannover, Wilhelm-Busch-Str. 4, 30167 Hannover, Germany

Liquid metal flow in a cylindrical container is well known in industrial applications of induction furnaces and stirrers. They are also often used in laboratory scale experimental facilities to verify hydrodynamic numerical models or investigate industrial processes. The authors present experimental results on a Wood metal flow in a cylindrical vessel with a symmetric electromagnetic force distribution and on the flow with a very asymmetric EM force distribution throughout the height. Tables 1, Figs 9, Refs 13.

Magnetohydrodynamics 43, No. 2, 161-172, 2007 [PDF, 1.37 Mb]

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