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Title Calculation of liquid metal resistivity for lithium, sodium, potassium, calcium and zinc using pseud
Journal International journal of Engineering And Applied Science
Publisher Faculty of Engineering, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka Nigeria.
Issue 1
ISSN 1119-8109
Pages .
Subject Physics
Date of Publication 2010

AUTHOR(S) Ezenwaka Laz, A.O.C. Nwokoye and N.S. Umeokwonna

ABSTRACT

The pseudopotential form factors developed by Ezenwaka (2007) were used to calculate the liquid metal resistivity for Lithium Sodium, Potassium, Calcium, and Zinc. In addition, the linear coefficients parameter Ai were calculated by the use of data of Bachelet et al (1982) as well as the prescription of Pattnaik et al (1979) which eliminated the numerical instability problems. The liquid resistivity is evaluated using Simpson’s rule. The results obtained theoretically were compared with experimentally observed results of Faber (1977) and 88% good agreements were obtained within the framework of the calculations.


Keywords: – Pseudopotential, Form factors, Resistivity, Matrix element, Linear coefficients,




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