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COMPUTATIONAL MODELING OF INDUCTION HEATING PROCESS

By M. H. Tavakoli, H. Karbaschi, and F. Samavat

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Abstract:
An accurate 2D steady state mathematical model for induction heating process is described and additional results of electromagnetic field, eddy currents distribution and volumetric heat generation have been computed for a sample setup using a finite element method. For the calculations, the input voltage of induction coil is set to be 200 ν with a frequency of 10 kHz. It was shown that for the case considered here, the distribution of eddy currents density along the radius/thickness of the workpiece has a damped sinusoidal wave-shaped form.

Citation:
M. H. Tavakoli, H. Karbaschi, and F. Samavat, "Computational Modeling of Induction Heating Process," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 11, 93-102, 2009.
doi:10.2528/PIERL09071509

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