SEM, 2018, #1, 28-36 pages
Mathematical model of plasma-induction process
for growing single crystals of refractory metals
Journal Sovremennaya Elektrometallurgiya
Publisher International Association «Welding»
ISSN 2415-8445 (print)
Issue # 1, 2018 (March)
A.N. Gnizdylo1, V. V. Yakusha1, V. A. Shapovalov1, O. V. Karuskevich1, Yu. A. Nikitenko1, N. V. Kozub2
E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute of the NAS of Ukraine.
11 Kazimir Malevich Str., 03150, Kyiv, Ukraine. E-mail: email@example.com
NTUU «Igor Sikirsky KPI».
37 Pobedy Ave., 03056, Kyiv, Ukraine
A mathematical model of plasma-induction melting was developed and implemented in the joint solution of electromagnetic and thermal problems in accordance with the technological scheme of growing single crystals of tungsten and correction of its parameters based on the data of the full-scale experiment, was made. Data of characteristics of the thermal pattern in the form of temperature and gradient fields were obtained with a sufficient accuracy for practical purposes, including those in the high-temperature region of a single crystal of tungsten, which is of great importance in connection with the existing difficulties in obtaining them by other methods of measurement. A mathematical modeling technique has been developed that allows predicting the optimal technological parameters on the basis of the thermal picture analysis with a change of parameters of the geometry of a single-crystal ingot and the design of an electromagnetic system over a wide range. Recommendations are given for the development of new technologies aimed at expanding the range of refractory single crystals with ensuring high productivity and economic efficiency. Ref. 12, Fig. 6.
mathematical model; modeling; plasma-induction method; profiled single crystal of tungsten; additive technology; temperature field
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