Atomic Energy

, Volume 92, Issue 5, pp 391–397 | Cite as

More Accurate Equation for Radial-Averaging Analysis of the Separation of a Binary Isotopic Mixtures in a Gas Centrifuge Radial

  • V. I. Tokmantsev


A generalized isotope transport equation that is valid for arbitrary convective flows in a rotor is constructed by the radial averaging method on the basis of the isotopic approximation. A more accurate equation, differing from the classical equation by the presence of additional terms, for a countercurrent centrifuge is obtained for small radial flows and weak dependence of the axial gradient of the concentration on the radial coordinate.


Centrifuge Classical Equation Transport Equation Average Method Additional Term 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. I. Tokmantsev
    • 1
  1. 1.Urals State Technical UniversityRussia

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