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Numerical Simulation of Steady Liquid-Metal Flow in the Presence of a Static Magnetic Field

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Amnon J. Meir, Paul G. Schmidt

Department of Mathematics, Auburn University, 232 Parker Hall, Auburn University, AL 36849-5310

Sayavur I. Bakhtiyarov, Ruel A. Overfelt

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Auburn University, 202 Ross Hall, Auburn University, AL 36849-5341

J. Appl. Mech 71(6), 786-795 (Jan 27, 2005) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1796450 History: Received December 27, 2002; Revised April 24, 2004; Online January 27, 2005
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
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Figures

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Simplified flow diagram for the iterative solution of the discretized problem
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Geometry of the configuration (not to scale; aspect ratio L/2R is 4)
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Induced current and flow field
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Flow pattern in the plane z=0
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Flow pattern in the plane z=5L/12
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Azimuthal velocity in the plane z=0, along the x-axis (parallel to the magnetic field)
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Azimuthal velocity in the plane z=0, along the y-axis (perpendicular to the magnetic field)
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Induced azimuthal velocity V−V0 in the plane z=0, along the x-axis
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Induced azimuthal velocity V−V0 in the plane z=0, along the y-axis
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Induced azimuthal velocity V−V0 in the plane z=5L/12, along the x-axis
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Induced azimuthal velocity V−V0 in the plane z=5L/12, along the y-axis

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