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Title: Final Scientific Report

Abstract

Efficient and accurate numerical model is developed for the turbulent melt flows and electromagnetic instabilities in the Hall-Héroult aluminum reduction, the dominant method of primary aluminum production. The model is tested in comparison with experimental measurements and three-dimensional computations and applied to study fundamental properties of flows and instabilities in reduction cells. The model is developed into a computational tool suitable for real-time simulations of the non-stationary cell behavior and for application in the design of new cells and retrofitting of existing lines.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
University of Michigan
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Industrial Technologies (OIT) - (EE-20)
OSTI Identifier:
882995
DOE Contract Number:
FC36-02ID14398
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; Aluminum reduction, Efficiency, Instability, Modeling

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Oleg Zikanov. Final Scientific Report. United States: N. p., 2005. Web.
Oleg Zikanov. Final Scientific Report. United States.
Oleg Zikanov. Tue . "Final Scientific Report". United States. doi:.
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue Nov 15 00:00:00 EST 2005},
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