TECHNICAL PAPERS: Heat Transfer in Manufacturing

Combined Effects of Rotating Magnetic Field and Rotating System on the Thermocapillary Instability in the Floating Zone Crystal Growth Process

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Nancy Ma

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Campus Box 7910, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695

John S. Walker

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, 1206 West Green St., University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801

Laurent Martin Witkowski

LIMSI, BP133, F91403, Orsay Cedex, France

J. Heat Transfer 126(2), 230-235 (May 04, 2004) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1666883 History: Received May 23, 2003; Revised December 02, 2003; Online May 04, 2004
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Critical mode results for rotation of the crystal and feed rod without a rotating magnetic field: (a) Recr versus ReΩ; and (b) λI versus ReΩ
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Base-flow streamlines for Tm=0,ReΩ=150 and Recr=3651.9:ψ0=2.0k for k=0 to 7 and ψ0=−0.2k, for k=1 to 5
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Critical mode results versus −Tm for ReΩ=100; (a) Recr versus −Tm; and (b) λI versus −Tm
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Base-flow streamlines for ReΩ=100,Tm=−5500 and Recr=2472.7:ψ0=2.0k, for k=0 to 8
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Critical mode results for ReΩ=175: (a) Recr versus −Tm; and (b) λI versus −Tm
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Base-flow results for ReΩ=175,Tm=−7000 and Recr=2297: (a) Streamlines for meridional flow: ψ0=2.0k, for k=0 to 7 and ψ0=−0.1k, for k=1 to 5; and (b) Lines of constant azimuthal velocity: vθ0=20k, k=0 to 8 and vθ0=−10k, k=1 to 7



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