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Pumping effect in Y- and Ψ-shaped channels with Π-haped cores

S. Denisov1 , V. Dolgikh1 , R. Khalilov1 , I. Kolesnichenko1,2 , S. Khripchenko1,2

1 Institute of Continuous Media Mechanics, UB RAS, 1 Korolyov str., Perm, 614013, Russia
2 Perm National Research Polytechnic University, Russia

Abstract
The hydrodynamic characteristics of Y- and Ψ-shaped channel of the MHD pump are studied both experimentally and numerically. Calculation of magnetic and hydrodynamic fields in MHD channels is performed. The pressure drop - flowrate characteristics of these fields are determined. The obtained data are compared with the results of physical experiments carried out using a gallium circuit. Figs 7, Refs 3.

Magnetohydrodynamics 48, No. 1, 197-202, 2012 [PDF, 0.98 Mb]

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