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Computer Modeling of Two Dimensional Temperature Distributions in Microwave Heated Ceramics

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  25 February 2011

Y.L. Tian
Affiliation:
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI 53706
J.H. Feng
Affiliation:
Department of Energy Engineering, Zhejian University, Hangzhou, China
L.C. Sun
Affiliation:
Department of Energy Engineering, Zhejian University, Hangzhou, China
C.J. Tu
Affiliation:
Department of Energy Engineering, Zhejian University, Hangzhou, China
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Abstract

A two dimensional model for computer simulation of microwave heating of ceramics has been developed. The effects of microwave power, properties of ceramics, and thermal insulation on dynamic temperature distributions of ceramics under various processing conditions have been simulated. The practical solutions for eliminating thermal runaway and improving temperature homogeneity under microwave rapid heating can be approached using this computation technique.

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Copyright © Materials Research Society 1992

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