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Magnetofluiddynamics - Modultafeln of TU Ilmenau

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subject properties subject number 7419 - common information
subject number7419
departmentDepartment of Mechanical Engineering
ID of group2347 (Fluid Mechanics Group)
subject leaderProf. Dr. Jörg Schumacher
term Sommersemester
previous knowledge and experience

Thermodynamik, Elektrotechnik, Strömungsmechanik 1, Mathematik 1 bis 3 für Ingenieure

learning outcome

- Verständnis der Wechselwirkung zwischen Magnetfeldern und elektrisch leitfähigen Flüssigkeiten 

- Fähigkeit zur Berechnung und Analyse einfacher magnetohydrodynamischer Strömungen


Grundgleichungen, Strömungswirkung auf Magnetfelder, Magnetohydrostatik, Pinch-Effekt, magnetischer Wechelsfelder, Skin-Effekt, magnetohydordynamische Kanalströmungen, magnetohydrodynamische Wellen, Dynamotheorie

media of instruction
literature / references

Davidson "An Introduction to Magnetohydrodynamics", Cambridge University Press

Shercliff "A textbook of Magnetohydrodynamics", Pergamon Press

evaluation of teaching


SS 2014 (Vorlesung)

Freiwillige Evaluation:


SS 2014

Details in major Master Maschinenbau 2014, Master Maschinenbau 2017
subject nameMagnetofluiddynamics
examination number2300162
credit points5
on-campus program (h)45
self-study (h)105
Obligationobligatory elective
examoral examination performance, 30 minutes
details of the certificate
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