Continuous Electrodeposition Modelling : Tertiary Current Distribution on a Plane Electrode-Effect of Axial Diffusion at Low Peclet Number

  • Jacques Josserand
  • Patrick Ozil
  • Antoine Alemany
  • Serguei A. Martemianov
  • Bernadette Nguyen
  • Pascale Pham

Abstract

The purpose of the work is to develop a general model of the phenomena occurring in continuous electrodepositon processes. This study involves the adaptation of the commercial software FLUX-EXPERT® — based on a finite element method — for determining the current distribution in an electrolyzer, from the primary distribution to the tertiary. This latter case requires a simultaneous solving of electrical and mass balance equations for deriving the electrical potential Ф and the concentration C of the electroactive species, which are strongly coupled at the electrolyte-cathode interface.

Keywords

Migration Convection 

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jacques Josserand
    • 1
  • Patrick Ozil
    • 2
  • Antoine Alemany
    • 1
  • Serguei A. Martemianov
    • 3
  • Bernadette Nguyen
    • 2
  • Pascale Pham
    • 4
  1. 1.LEGIInsitut de Mécanique de GrenobleGrenobleFrance
  2. 2.Centre de Recherche en Electrochimie Minérale et en Génie des Procédés (URA CNRS 1212)ENSEEG(INPG)Saint Martin d’Hères CedexFrance
  3. 3.A.N. Frumkin Inst, of ElectrochemistryAcadémie des Sciences de RussieMoscouRussia
  4. 4.DT2IMeylan ZirstFrance

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