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Calculation of Lorentz Force Field of the Innovation Cathode Cell

  • YanLi Jiang
  • Liang Yu
  • Naixiang Feng
Conference paper

Abstract

The mathematical models of Lorentz force field of the conventional cell and innovation cathode cell were established in the paper. The result revealed that the Lorentz force distribution of the conventional cell and innovation cathode cell was different, but the value of Lorentz force was similar, the Lorentz force in aluminum liquid in the conventional cell became higher near the surface of the cathode, while it in liquid aluminum in the innovation cathode cell decreased at first, then increased at the concave of cathode, the Lorentz force in electrolyte of the conventional cell became higher away from the surface of the cathode, while it in electrolyte under the anode bottom of the innovation cathode cell was evenly distributed, then decreased in gap of the anode. The value of the Lorentz force density in the interface of melt in the conventional and innovation cathode cell was both generally low.

Keywords

Innovation cathode cell ANSYS Lorentz force 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • YanLi Jiang
    • 1
  • Liang Yu
    • 1
  • Naixiang Feng
    • 2
  1. 1.Key laboratory of new processing technology for nonferrous metals & Materials, Ministry of EducationGuilin University of TechnologyGuilinChina
  2. 2.Key laboratory for anisotropy and texture of materials (MOE), School of materials and metallurgyNortheastern UniversityShenyangChina

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