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Contribution to the Analytical Evaluation of the Efficiency and the Optimal Control of Conductive Fluids by Electromagnetic Forces

By Hocine Menana and Celine Gabillet
Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 55, 153-159, 2017
doi:10.2528/PIERM17011006

Abstract

This work deals with the evaluation of the efficiency and optimal control of conductive fluids by using electromagnetic forces. An electromagnetic actuator based on a succession of electrodes and magnets annuli is implemented on the surface of the rotating cylinder of a Taylor-Couette device. Considering a laminar flow, the magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) problem is formulated and solved analytically. The different MHD powers, control efficiency and optimal values of the control parameters are evaluated.

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Hocine Menana and Celine Gabillet, "Contribution to the Analytical Evaluation of the Efficiency and the Optimal Control of Conductive Fluids by Electromagnetic Forces," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 55, 153-159, 2017.
doi:10.2528/PIERM17011006
http://www.jpier.org/PIERM/pier.php?paper=17011006

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