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Simulation of Microwave Heating of Mullite Rods
(Virginia Tech, 1997-12-11)
Microwave processing has been studied as an alternate heating technique over conventional heating for industrial applications. Some advantages include quicker and more uniform heating. Also, microwave energy offers the ...
A Coupled Heat Transfer and Electromagnetic Model for Simulating Microwave Heating of Thin Dielectric Materials in a Resonant Cavity
(Virginia Tech, 1999-12-09)
Microwave heating is an emerging but still underutilized tool in modern industrial applications. The task of designing microwave applicators for heating industrial materials with temperature-dependent properties is ...
Numerical Simulation of Microwave Sintering of Zinc Oxide
(Virginia Tech, 1997-05-08)
Experiments at the University of Maryland Plasma Physics Laboratory have discovered an unusual temperature response in the form of a "thermal wave" which begins at the center and propagates towards the surface of a ...
Experimental Verification for Microwave Processing of Materials in a Single Mode Rectangular Resonant Cavity
(Virginia Tech, 1999-08-13)
The benefits of applying microwave energy to material processing techniques have been well documented and studied. The potential benefits over conventional oven heating include faster processing times, more uniform heating, ...
A Numerical Model for Thermal Effects in a Microwave Irradiated Catalyst Bed
(Virginia Tech, 1998-03-26)
Electromagnetic and heat transfer analysis is used to determine possibility of selective heating of nanometer-sized, metallic catalyst particles attached to a ceramic support through microwave irradiation. This analysis ...
Role of electric field profiles in continuous microwave processing of thermal runaway materials
(Virginia Tech, 1996-12-05)