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By Petr A. Nikrityuk

Combining formerly unconnected computational tools, this monograph discusses the newest simple schemes and algorithms for the answer of fluid, warmth and mass move difficulties coupled with electrodynamics. It provides the required mathematical historical past of computational thermo-fluid dynamics, the numerical implementation and the applying to real-world difficulties. specific emphasis is put all through at the use of electromagnetic fields to regulate the warmth, mass and fluid flows in melts and on part swap phenomena through the solidification of natural fabrics and binary alloys. notwithstanding, the booklet presents even more than formalisms and algorithms; it additionally stresses the significance of excellent, possible and attainable versions to appreciate advanced structures, and develops those in detail.
Bringing computational fluid dynamics, thermodynamics and electrodynamics jointly, it is a invaluable resource for fabrics scientists, PhD scholars, sturdy country physicists, technique engineers and mechanical engineers, in addition to teachers in mechanical engineering.

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6 tive form of the heat conduction equation. In (b) “source term” and “coeff” correspond to Eqs. 28), respectively. electrodeposition. Thus, in order to be able to model unsteady problems, one needs to approximate the time derivative in Eq. 42). To do that the time interval is divided into discrete points. In comparison to discretization in space coordinates, where a value of a dependent variable at any grid point can influence the whole solution, the current value of ψ can only affect the solution in the future.

Thus, MHD deals with flows of electrically conducting fluids that are subjected to a magnetic field or an electric current. The main goal of this section is to provide some basic information about the equations that govern electromagnetic fields applied to a conducting fluid. For details we refer the interested reader to the book [16]. 1 Maxwell Equations The basic equations of electromagnetism are the so-called Maxwell equations plus Ohm’s law with the charge conservation equation. 85) where e is the charge density and ε 0 and µ 0 are the permittivity and the permeability of free space, respectively.

47): 1 @B 0 C u0 r B 0 D ∆ 2 B 0 C B 0 r u0 . 96) Here B 0 D B/B0 . 97) is called the magnetic Reynolds number. It is a very important parameter in MHD since it divides MHD into high- and low-Re m approximations used in MHD. Almost all terrestrial MHD applications are of the low-Re m type. 01 1 m/s. 1. In astrophysics, 1, the magnetic field is dominated by the due to enormous length scales of Re m flow. High-Re m approximation includes the use of induction Eq. 96) to find B. However, its solution for B can only be determined for given boundary and initial conditions, which depend on the physical phenomena under investigation.

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