Phenomena

Stirring with Electromagnetism

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If a fluid is electrically conductive, then magnetohydrodynamics (often abbreviated as MHD) describe its behavior. Electric and magnetic fields can be used to stir such a fluid, as in the video above. By inducing a potential difference across the electrodes lining the walls and the disk-shaped electrodes far from the walls, complicated flow patterns can be produced. #

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