Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

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Temperatures in a thin metal plate traversed by an arc

Author: R. L. Bish
Journal: Quart. Appl. Math. 48 (1990), 491-497
MSC: Primary 80A20; Secondary 78A55
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/1074963
MathSciNet review: MR1074963
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Abstract: The temperature distribution within a thin metal plate of infinite extent traversed by an electric arc is obtained for the case when the plate remains electronegative. The potential application of this result to the experimental determination of the size of the cathode dark space is discussed.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/1074963
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