Synergy of Melt-Wave and Electromagnetic Force on the Transition Mechanism in Electromagnetic Launch

  title={Synergy of Melt-Wave and Electromagnetic Force on the Transition Mechanism in Electromagnetic Launch},
  author={Bo Tang and Yingtao Xu and Qing-hua Lin and Baoming Li},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science},
Synergy of melting wave and electromagnetic force on the transition mechanism is studied in this paper. The 3-D electromagnetic field, temperature field, and structure field coupling model are established to simulate the velocity skin effect and melting wave phenomenon. It is found that the melting wave and electromagnetic force together lead to the occurrence of transition. And the two are inextricably linked. The melting wave will enlarge the separating electromagnetic force on the armature… 
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