Liquid metal rotating flow under permanent magnetic system impact

B. Mikhailovich, O. Ben-David, A. Levy

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Abstract

Magnetohydrodynamic liquid metal flow in a cylindrical vessel under the action of a system of rotating permanent magnets is examined. The described system allows to create various hydrodynamic structures and control their behaviour in a flexible way. Numerical three-dimensional modelling of the flow is carried out in an induction-free approximation. The results of the velocity field computations have been validated earlier and satisfactorily agree with experimental data obtained using ultrasound Doppler velocimetry.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)171-176
Number of pages6
JournalMagnetohydrodynamics
Volume51
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2015

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