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Gas bubbles and electrically conducting liquid turbulent flow in uniform magnetic field

S. Pavlovs1 , A. Jakoviċs1 , V. Sushkovs1 , E. Baake2

1 Laboratory for Mathematical Modelling of Environmental and Technological Processes, University of Latvia, Zeļļu Str. 23, LV-1002 Riga, Latvia;
2 Institute of Electrotechnology, Leibniz University of Hannover, Wilhelm-Busch-Str. 4, D-30167 Hannover, Germany

The paper discusses transient distributions of physical fields computed with LES for a turbulent bubbles’ flow through an electrically conducting liquid in a cylindrical bubble reactor which is placed in an external uniform transversal or a longitudinal magnetic field. The experimentally verified (without magnetic field) Euler-Euler approach, realized with the ANSYS Fluent MHD module is used for multiphase flow when the continuous phase is Wood metal and the dispersed phase is nitrogen bubbles. Tables 3, Figs 5, Refs 17.

Magnetohydrodynamics 53, No. 1, 179-192, 2017 [PDF, 0.88 Mb]

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