Model files / Quench

Superconductors for power applications: an executable and web application to learn about resistive fault current limiters

This model was shared by Nicolo Riva, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. The model solves a 1-D electro-thermal model of am HTS tape in a resistive fault current limiter, working under AC fault conditions. It evaluates important figures of merit such as the limited current, the …

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Coupled A-H formulation for magneto-thermal transients in HTS magnets

These models were shared by shared by Lorenzo Bortot, CERN. The two models implement a coupled A-H field formulation in FEM, solving for H in the superconducting tapes, and for A elsewhere. The tapes are represented either by means of 2D domains or 1D thin-shells. For the second case, …

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2-D electro-thermal model for simulating non-uniform quench in 2G HTS coated conductors

The model calculates the time evolution of the electric potential and the temperature in a 2G HTS CC when a transport current is applied in presence of a low Jc region (defect) in the tape. The heat generated at the defect location creates a normal zone that propagates along the tape. …

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