General Balance Equations for a Fluid-Fluid Interface in Magnetofluiddynamics

  • Soubbaramayer


The boundary conditions on the interface separating two magneto-fluids in motion are derived. As an application the surface depression in a high current arc weld pool is calculated and compared with experimental results.


Computational Fluid Dynamics Surface Depression Azimuthal Magnetic Field Interface Equation Weld Pool Geometry 
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  • Soubbaramayer
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  1. 1.Département des Procédés d’Enrichissement CEA-SaclayGif sur Yvette CédexFrance

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