Main Page
About the Journal
Subscription information

Current Issue
Tables of Contents
Author Index


Travelling magnetic field mixing for particle dispersion in liquid metal

V. Bojarevics1 - K. Pericleous1 - M. Garrido2 - Y. Fautrelle2 - L. Davoust2

1 University of Greenwich, Park Row, London, SE10 9LS, UK
2 SIMAP-EPM. BP 75, 38402 Saint Martin d'Héres, France

The experimental Bridgman type furnace combined with travelling magnetic field Bitter coil mixing arrangement is applied to investigate the solidification structure and the additive particle distribution dynamics. Supporting numerical models combine the time dependent electromagnetic field, developing turbulent flow, moving free surface and solidification front with the Lagrangian dynamic particle tracking. The results demonstrate that the mixing flow direction has direct impact on the particle concentration in the final solidified sample. Figs 6, Refs 19.

Magnetohydrodynamics 51, No. 3, 453-460, 2015 [PDF, 6.84 Mb]

Copyright: Institute of Physics, University of Latvia
Electronic edition ISSN 1574-0579
Printed edition ISSN 0024-998X