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The application of the boundary element method to the magnetohydrodynamic duct flow

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A boundary element method is developed in order to investigate the flow of viscous, incompressible, electrically conducting fluids in cylindrical ducts having arbitrary cross-sections. The numerical results obtained for the circular duct with insulating wall are very close to the results obtained by means of analytical formulas.

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Carabineanu, A., Dinu, A. & Oprea, I. The application of the boundary element method to the magnetohydrodynamic duct flow. Z. angew. Math. Phys. 46, 971–981 (1995). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00917881

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Keywords

  • Mathematical Method
  • Boundary Element
  • Boundary Element Method
  • Analytical Formula
  • Duct Flow