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Numerical and Experimental Analysis of Electromagnetic Torque for Modular Toroidal Coil Applicable to Tokomak Reactors

By Mohammad Reza Pahlavani, Abbas Shiri, and Abbas Shoulaie
Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 12, 165-180, 2010
doi:10.2528/PIERM10021102

Abstract

A Modular Toroidal Coil (MTC) is composed of several solenoidal coils (SCs), which are connected in a series and distributed in the toroidal and symmetrical form. This paper presents analytical equations of mutual inductance and electromagnetic torque of the MTC applicable to Tokomak reactors. These equations are based on those formulated by Neumann. The numerical analysis of the integrations resulting from these equations is solved using the extended three-point Gaussian algorithm. The results obtained from the numerical simulation agree with the empirical results, the experimental results, and the virtual work theorem, which indicates the reliability of the presented equations. The behavior of the mutual inductance of the coil shows that the maximum stored energy is obtained when the electromagnetic torque is zero, and vise versa.

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Mohammad Reza Pahlavani, Abbas Shiri, and Abbas Shoulaie, "Numerical and Experimental Analysis of Electromagnetic Torque for Modular Toroidal Coil Applicable to Tokomak Reactors," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 12, 165-180, 2010.
doi:10.2528/PIERM10021102
http://jpier.org/PIERM/pier.php?paper=10021102

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