Contribution to RFP workshop, session 5. Heating and diffusion

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Results are summarized of two-dimensional MHD simulations of the reversed field pinches Eta-Beta, ZT-1, ZT-S, and ZT-40. The model used is the single-fluid, time-dependent, axisymmetric (i.e., no toroidal variation) magnetohydrodynamic equations with dissipation. Initial conditions assume a fully ionized cold (approximately 1 eV) plasma-at-rest, with appropriate bias toroidal field. The equations are driven by time-dependent boundary conditions: the toroidal field B/sub z/(t), and the poloidal flux chi (t), prescribed as functions of time in agreement with the experimental conditions. The poloidal flux is indirectly extrapolated from the prescribed toroidal current I/sub z/(t).

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Park, W & Chu, C K January 1, 1978.

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Results are summarized of two-dimensional MHD simulations of the reversed field pinches Eta-Beta, ZT-1, ZT-S, and ZT-40. The model used is the single-fluid, time-dependent, axisymmetric (i.e., no toroidal variation) magnetohydrodynamic equations with dissipation. Initial conditions assume a fully ionized cold (approximately 1 eV) plasma-at-rest, with appropriate bias toroidal field. The equations are driven by time-dependent boundary conditions: the toroidal field B/sub z/(t), and the poloidal flux chi (t), prescribed as functions of time in agreement with the experimental conditions. The poloidal flux is indirectly extrapolated from the prescribed toroidal current I/sub z/(t).

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Dep. NTIS, PC A02/MF A01.

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  • Reversed field pinch workshop, Padua, Italy, 4 Sep 1978

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  • Report No.: COO-2456-61
  • Report No.: CONF-780906-3
  • Grant Number: EY-76-S-02-2456
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1186271

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Park, W & Chu, C K. Contribution to RFP workshop, session 5. Heating and diffusion, article, January 1, 1978; United States. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1186271/: accessed March 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.