Asian Journal of Information Technology

Year: 2007
Volume: 6
Issue: 2
Page No. 164 - 169

Design and Flow Simulation for a New DC pump MHD for Seawater

Authors : N. Bennecib , R. Abdessemed and S. Drid

Abstract: In order to circumvent the corrosion and mechanical wear encountered on the mechanical parts, non-mechanical pumping systems have been developed to supplement the conventional mechanical ones. A complete set of basic equations for a new DC pump MHD to present a simplified MHD flow model based upon steady state, incompressible and laminar flow theory to investigate the characteristics of a new DC pump MHD is proposed in this article; finite volume method to solve both electromagnetic and hydrodynamic model under code DCPMHD. It is concluded that active part is necessary in the design of our pump; it indicated that the thrust performance depends on the electrode length and channel ray and appeared to favor L2 = 0.08m, Rch= 0.03 m as an optimized dimensions. The numerical results of the performance characteristic of a DC electromagnetic pump are discussed and shows that our new conception capable to delivering bi-directional activation.

How to cite this article:

N. Bennecib , R. Abdessemed and S. Drid , 2007. Design and Flow Simulation for a New DC pump MHD for Seawater . Asian Journal of Information Technology, 6: 164-169.

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