Radiation in Hall–Héroult Cell Aluminum Smelting

By Adam Powell

Mechanical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA

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Estimate heat flux from the graphite anode of a Hall-Heroult cell for smelting aluminum, and discuss uniformity of temperature across the anode.

Assignment solution time: 1 hour


Copyright 2006 Adam C. Powell, IV
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  • Adam Powell (2019), "Radiation in Hall–Héroult Cell Aluminum Smelting," http://nanohub.org/resources/31181.

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