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Solutions for the metal-bath interface in aluminium electrolysis cells

Solutions for the metal-bath interface in aluminium electrolysis cells

Bojarevics, V. and Pericleous, K. ORCID: 0000-0002-7426-9999 (2009) Solutions for the metal-bath interface in aluminium electrolysis cells. Light Metals 2009. TMS (The Minerals Metals and Materials Society), Warrendale, PA, pp. 569-574. ISBN 9780873397315

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Abstract

The dynamic MHD modelling package is applied to the simple test case presented recently by Severo, et al. in Light Metals 2008 [1]. The electrolyte channel effect is demonstrated to have a crucial effect determining the shape and size of the metal-bath interface deformation. A simple shallow water model allowing account of the channels is proposed. The problem is extended by a model of busbars in order to run the universal busbar design tool and to apply it for the dynamic simulations. The interface stability is tested and compared for the channel effects. Results indicate a rotating wave instability without the channels and a sloshing wave instability with the channels.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: This paper forms part of the published proceedings from Light Metals 2009 - TMS 2009 Annual Meeting and Exhibition February 15, 2009 - February 19, 2009 San Francisco, CA, United States
Uncontrolled Keywords: aluminium production, interface wave, MHD instability,
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences
School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences > Centre for Numerical Modelling & Process Analysis
School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences > Department of Computer Systems Technology
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Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 09:11
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/4223

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