Progress of electromagnetic analysis for fusion reactors

T. Takagi, Y. Yoshida, P. Ruatto, L. V. Boccaccini

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This paper describes the recent progress of electromagnetic analysis research for fusion reactors including methods, codes, verification tests and some applications. Due to the necessity of the research effort for the structural design of large tokamak devices since the 1970's with the help of the introduction of new numerical methods and the advancement of computer technologies, three-dimensional analysis methods have become as practical as shell approximation methods. The electromagnetic analysis is now applied to the structural design of new fusion reactors. Some more modeling and verification tests are necessary when the codes are applied to new materials with nonlinear material properties.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)313-322
Number of pages10
JournalFusion Engineering and Design
Issue number1-4
Publication statusPublished - 1998 Sept 1


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