3-D magnethydrodynamics analysis method for free surface molten metal

Keisuke Fujisaki, Kiyoshi Wajima, Tsutomu Ohki

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A 3D MHD analysis method for conductive liquid under an alternating magnetic field is developed to evaluate the free surface motion of molten metal. A shadow method that calculates electromagnetic force in consideration of free surface transition is proposed to reduce computing time and keep sufficient accuracy. A calculated free surface of Mercury under 200 Hz magnetic field shows an adequate agreement with experimental one. Free surface motions of molten steel in continuous casting process using electromagnetic stirring are estimated by this method.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1325-1328
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Transactions on Magnetics
Issue number4 I
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Jul
Externally publishedYes
Event12th Conference of the Computation of Electromagnetic Fields (COMPUMAG'99) - Sapporo, Jpn
Duration: 1999 Oct 251999 Oct 28

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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