Liquid Metal Magneto-Hydraulics Flows in Ducts and Cavities

  • U. Müller
  • L. Bühler
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 418)


This contribution gives an overview on liquid metal flow in engineering applications such as duct flows in various geometries and buoyant flows in cavities. Early results, some of them may be termed classical, are presented as well as results obtained in recent years. It is not the aim to give a complete overview but to introduce the reader to fascinating subject of liquid metal magnetohydrodynamics.


Shear Layer Lorentz Force Pressure Loss Channel Wall Hartmann Number 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • U. Müller
    • 1
  • L. Bühler
    • 1
  1. 1.Forschungszentrum KarlsruheGermany

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