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3-D numerical simulation of fully-coupled particle heating in ICPTs

  • D. Bernardi
  • V. Colombo
  • E. Ghedini
  • A. Mentrelli
  • T. Trombetti
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Abstract.

Numerical simulations of the trajectory and heating history of powders injected with a carrier-gas into inductively coupled plasma torches working at atmospheric pressure have been performed in the framework of a 3-D FLUENT\(^\copyright\)-based model, taking into account the effects of coupling between particles and plasma. In this paper, we present a selection of the results obtained for different operating conditions of the torch and for different characteristics of the injected particles.

Keywords

Particle Temperature Injection Point Nickel Particle Exit Section Tungsten Particle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Bernardi
    • 1
  • V. Colombo
    • 1
  • E. Ghedini
    • 1
  • A. Mentrelli
    • 1
  • T. Trombetti
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Ingegneria delle Costruzioni Meccaniche, Nucleari, Aeronautiche e di Metallurgia (DIEM) and Centro Interdipartimentale di Ricerca per le Applicazioni della Matematica (CIRAM)Universitá di BolognaBolognaItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Ingegneria delle Costruzioni Meccaniche, Nucleari, Aeronautiche e di Metallurgia (DIEM)Universitá di BolognaBolognaItaly

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