Analysis of a mixing process induced by a rotating magnetic field by means of the dimensional analysis

Grzegorz Story,

Marian Kordas,

Rafał Rakoczy


The main objective of this work is to study the effect of rotating magnetic field (RMF) on the hydrodynamic conditions in the mixed liquid. The dimensional analysis of Navier-Stokes equations including the Lorenz force allows describing the analyzed process by using the relationships basing on the dimensionless numbers. The comparison between the obtained results and the experimental investigations is carried out. It was found a strong correlation between the velocity field and the magnetic induction or electrical conductivity of fluid.

Słowa kluczowe: mixing process, magnetic field, dimensionless numbers

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