1 General description
The mhdFoam solver is currently an incompressible magnetohydrodynamic equation solver. It solves the coupled Maxwell-Navier-Stokes equations for an incompressible fluid. The fluid electrical conductivity is presumed constant.
MHD group on the extend project website: http://www.extend-project.de/user-groups/23/viewgroup/groups
Case file: File:Shercliff case.tar.gz
The script to compute the analytic solution can be found here: http://code.google.com/p/mhdflow/source/browse/
Result: On a mesh of 120x66x66, and ensuring a fully developed flow, the following result is obtained. It can be seen that mhdFoam does not perfectly reproduce the reference solution.