Journal of Applied Electrochemistry

, Volume 22, Issue 3, pp 301–303 | Cite as

Primary current distribution in the Hull cell and related trapezoidal geometries

  • A. C. West
  • M. Matlosz
  • D. Landolt
Short Communication


Physical Chemistry Hull Current Distribution Hull Cell Primary Current Distribution 
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a, b, A, B

parameters used to approximate the analytic solution, (see Equations 8, 9 and 10)


normalized current distribution


approximation to the normalized current distribution



K1,K2,c, h'

constants used in the conformal mappings (see Equations 1 and 2 and Fig. 1)


dimensionless resistance of the cell shown in Fig. 1a

x, y

(dimensionless) real and imaginary components of the complex coordinatez

z, w, Λ

coordinate systems used in the conformal mappings (see Fig. 1)


local error in the approximations to the current distributions, defined by Equation 11


angle, radians (see Fig. 1a)




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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. C. West
    • 1
  • M. Matlosz
    • 1
  • D. Landolt
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Métallurgie Chimique, Département des MatériauxEcole Polytechnique Fédérale de LausanneLausanneSwitzerland

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