3-D numerical simulation of fully-coupled particle heating in ICPTs
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Numerical simulations of the trajectory and heating history of powders injected with a carrier-gas into inductively coupled plasma torches working at atmospheric pressure have been performed in the framework of a 3-D FLUENT\(^\copyright\)-based model, taking into account the effects of coupling between particles and plasma. In this paper, we present a selection of the results obtained for different operating conditions of the torch and for different characteristics of the injected particles.
KeywordsParticle Temperature Injection Point Nickel Particle Exit Section Tungsten Particle
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