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The Argon Bubble Rising in the Liquid GaInSn Under the Influence of a Vertical Magnetic Field

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As introduced in Chap. 1, the bubbly driven flows are encountered frequently in the metallurgical engineering and the casting engineering, where the bubbles are injected into the molten metal to stir and homogenize the liquid metal (Bai and Thomas, Metall Mater Trans B 32(6):1143–1159, 2001, [1]). For such type of two-phase flows, the MFs are used to control the bubble motion through a contactless way. In addition, in the fusion reactor, the MHD effect will greatly suppress the turbulence of the flow in the energy transfer section, and a possible remedy is to inject gas bubbles into the coolant to enhance the flow disturbances. From this perspective, the bubble behaviors in the fluids subjected to the external MF has became a topic of considerable interest.


  • Bubble Rise
  • Bubble Motion
  • Rise Path
  • Bubble Centroid
  • Terminal Rising Velocities

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Zhang, J. (2019). The Argon Bubble Rising in the Liquid GaInSn Under the Influence of a Vertical Magnetic Field. In: The Developments and the Applications of the Numerical Algorithms in Simulating the Incompressible Magnetohydrodynamics with Complex Boundaries and Free Surfaces. Springer Theses. Springer, Singapore.

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