Numerical Study of Turbulent Pipe Flow with Transverse Magnetic Field Using a Spectral/Finite Element Solver

  • X. DechampsEmail author
  • M. Rasquin
  • K. E. Jansen
  • G. Degrez
Conference paper
Part of the ERCOFTAC Series book series (ERCO, volume 20)


The study of duct flow for electrically conducting liquid metal fluids exposed to an externally applied magnetic field is acknowledged to be a good approach for a better understanding of the fundamental properties of magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) turbulence.


Pipe Flow Hartmann Number Axial Velocity Component Hartmann Layer Transverse Uniform Magnetic Field 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • X. Dechamps
    • 1
    Email author
  • M. Rasquin
    • 2
  • K. E. Jansen
    • 3
  • G. Degrez
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Aero-Thermo-MechanicsUniversité Libre de BruxellesBrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.Argonne Leadership Computing FacilityArgonne National LaboratoryArgonneUSA
  3. 3.Department of Aerospace EngineeringUniversity of Colorado BoulderBoulderUSA

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