Modeling and Numerical Simulation of Magnetic Field Coupled Electrochemical Processes
The equations of the electrochemical magnetohydrodynamic problem were numerically solved in a coupled manner for a two-dimensional model problem. Using potentiostatic mode of operation with appropriate boundary conditions, we simulated the interplay of Lorentz forces, convection and concentration distribution under the Butler-Volmer electrode kinetics of a redox couple. The evolution of the flow field over 150 seconds shows the gradual development of a vortex structure. The concentration contours show strong effect of magnetoconvection caused by the Lorentz force.
D. Sen et al., "Modeling and Numerical Simulation of Magnetic Field Coupled Electrochemical Processes," 213th ECS Meeting, The Electrochemical Society (ECS), May 2008.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1149/1.3000679
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Boundary Conditions; Electrochemical Magnetohydrodynamic Problem; Potentiostatic Mode
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