Generating a tide-like flow in a cylindrical vessel by electromagnetic forcing

  title={Generating a tide-like flow in a cylindrical vessel by electromagnetic forcing},
  author={Peter J{\"u}stel and Sebastian R{\"o}hrborn and Peter Frick and Vladimir Galindo and Thomas Gundrum and Felix Schindler and Frank Stefani and Rodion Stepanov and Tobias Vogt},
  journal={arXiv: Fluid Dynamics},
We show and compare numerical and experimental results on the electromagnetic generation of a tide-like flow structure in a cylindrical vessel which is filled with the eutectic liquid metal alloy GaInSn. Fields of various strengths and frequencies are applied to drive liquid metal flows. The impact of the field variations on amplitude and structure of the flows is investigated. The results represent the basis for a future Rayleigh-Benard experiment, in which a modulated tide-like flow… 
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