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Finite volume solutions for electromagnetic induction processing

Finite volume solutions for electromagnetic induction processing

Djambazov, G., Bojarevics, V., Pericleous, K. ORCID: 0000-0002-7426-9999 and Croft, N. (2015) Finite volume solutions for electromagnetic induction processing. Applied Mathematical Modelling, 39 (16). pp. 4733-4745. ISSN 0307-904X (doi:10.1016/j.apm.2015.03.059)

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Abstract

A new method is presented for numerically solving the equations of electromagnetic induction in conducting materials using native, primary variables and not a magnetic vector potential. Solving for the components of the electric field allows the meshed domain to cover only the processed material rather than extend further out in space. Together with the finite volume discretisation this makes possible the seamless coupling of the electromagnetic solver within a multi-physics simulation framework. After validation for cases with known results, a 3-dimensional industrial application example of induction heating shows the suitability of the method for practical engineering calculations

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Electromagnetic field; Induction processing; Numerical solution of partial differential equations; Pseudo-steady state; Integral boundary condition; Finite volume discretisation
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities
Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities > Centre for Numerical Modelling & Process Analysis (CNMPA) > Computational Science & Engineering Group (CSEG)
Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities > Department of Mathematical Sciences
Last Modified: 02 May 2018 11:11
Selected for GREAT 2016: GREAT a
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/13588

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