Liquid Metal MHD Generators in Two-Phase Flow Systems

  • A. El-Boher
  • S. Lesin
  • H. Branover
Part of the Mechanics of Fluids and Transport Processes book series (MFTP, volume 10)


Results of experimental studies of Liquid Metal MHD Faraday type constant cross-section generators are presented in comparison with existing theories. Experiments have been performed on large scale integrated Liquid Metal MHD energy conversion facilities Etgar-3 and ER-4 operating with heavy metals (lead-bismuth alloy, mercury) and steam. It is shown that existing calculation methods are adequate for designing such generators with confidence.


Liquid Metal Contact Electrical Resistance Superficial Velocity Magnetic Field Distribution Decay Magnetic Field 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. El-Boher
    • 1
  • S. Lesin
    • 1
  • H. Branover
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for MHD StudiesBeer-ShevaIsrael

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