Plasma DC Arc
Application ID: 97661
This example investigates the electrical and thermal characteristics of a plasma DC arc created in a point-to-plane configuration. The discharge is assumed to be in local thermodynamic equilibrium. The plasma is considered a conductive fluid medium and is modeled using a magnetohydrodynamics approach. This model shows how to use the Combined Inductive/DC Discharge interface to simulate the plasma generated in a DC arc.
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