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Magneto-Hydraulics

  • Ulrich Müller
  • Leo Bühler
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Abstract

Let us consider a fully developed flow in a duct with rectangular cross-section as shown in Fig. 3.1. An electrically conducting fluid is driven through the duct by a constant pressure gradient and flows with unidirectional velocity \(v = u\hat x\). The duct and the fluid are exposed to an externally applied magnetic field B. Walls on which the magnetic field has a normal component are called the Hartmann walls, whereas the walls tangential to the field are called the side walls.

Keywords

Side Wall Lorentz Force Channel Wall Slug Flow Hartmann Number 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulrich Müller
    • 1
  • Leo Bühler
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Kern- und EnergietechnikForschungszentrum KarlsruheKarlsruheGermany

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