Simulation of pre-breakdown phase of electrical discharge in reinforced concrete

N. S. Kuznetsova, A. S. Yudin, N. V. Voitenko

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The application of an electrical discharge technology for destructive recycling of the reinforced concrete is considered. Its main advantages, in comparison with the mechanical methods, are that the electrical discharge channel acting as a rock-breaking tool has an unlimited service life, and a lifetime of the electrode systems is much higher. The physical and mathematical model of the discharge development is described. The simulation results have shown that the discharge channel propagation velocity and the trajectory depend on the reinforcement locality and the voltage amplitude. The voltage affects the average speed of the discharge structure development which can reach the value of up to υ=5•103 m/s. It is also shown that the reinforcing elements located between the electrodes attract the growing discharge structure. The lower the distance between the vertical axis of the high voltage electrode and the metal reinforcement position, the more probability of the discharge channel orientation towards this element.

Язык оригиналаАнглийский
Номер статьи012046
ЖурналJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Номер выпуска1
СостояниеОпубликовано - 4 мая 2017
Событие5th International Congress on Energy Fluxes and Radiation Effects 2016, EFRE 2016 - Tomsk, Российская Федерация
Продолжительность: 2 окт 20167 окт 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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