MHD generator


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MHD generator

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This type of fluid flow has received attention of many researchers due to its applications in technological and engineering problems such as MHD generator; plasma studies, nuclear reactors, geothermal energy extraction.
Wright, "The constant-Mach-number MHD generator," Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol.
The effects of magnetic field on an electrically conducting fluid have great importance because of their recent applications related to MHD generators [1, 2], geothermal energy excitations [3, 4], plasma controls [5-7], MHD boundary layer controls [8-10], and so forth.
The hydrogen to be used as fuel for an MHD generator. The by-product or waste product would be water from the power generation.
The Peltier power generator, suitable for gas fuel, is without moving parts [and] is called an MHD generator. MHD stands for magnetohydrodynamic.
This has led to the concept of a diagonally connected MHD generator and a diagonal conducting wall (DCW) generator.
The efficiency of the MHD generator, as calculated on a First Law of Thermodynamics basis, is the electrical power output divided by the decrease in enthalpy from the entrance of the generator to the exit.
A pressure gradient forces this high-temperature, high-pressure plasma through a one-meter-long MHD generator nozzle.
In the recent past, extensive consideration has been given to applications of MHD and heat transfer such as MHD generators, metallurgical processing, and geothermal energy extraction.
Investigation of hydromagnetic natural convection flow in a rotating medium is of considerable importance due to its application in various areas of geophysics, astrophysics, and fluid engineering, namely, maintenance and secular variations in Earth's magnetic field due to motion of Earth's liquid core, internal rotation rate of the sun, structure of the magnetic stars, solar and planetary dynamo problems, turbo machines, rotating MHD generators, rotating drum separators for liquid metal MHD applications, and so forth.
They found that ceramics, relatives of those widely used for making bricks, tile and pottery, could be used to line the walls of the MHD generators and to project into the stream of gas that provides the electric power.