Mechanism of Transport between the Anode-Bath Interface and the Active Bubble Generating Sites in Hall-Héroult Cells

  1. Carlos E. Suarez
  1. Sandor Poncsák and
  2. László I Kiss

Published Online: 23 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118359259.ch133

Light Metals 2012

Light Metals 2012

How to Cite

Poncsák, S. and Kiss, L. I. (2012) Mechanism of Transport between the Anode-Bath Interface and the Active Bubble Generating Sites in Hall-Héroult Cells, in Light Metals 2012 (ed C. E. Suarez), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118359259.ch133

Author Information

  1. Université du Quebec á Chicoutimi, 555, Blvd de l'Univeristé, Chicoutimi, QC, Canada, G7H 2B1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 17 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118291399

Online ISBN: 9781118359259

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Keywords:

  • Electrolysis;
  • transport mechanism;
  • bubble;
  • diffusion;
  • convection;
  • anode;
  • adsorption

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mathematical modeling

  • Transport of the anodic gas through the molten cryolite

  • Transport of the anodic gas through a thin layer inside the porous anode, close to the bottom

  • Transport of the anodic gas by adsorption and desorption on the anode surface

  • Results and Discussions

  • Diffusion

  • Conclusion