Computer modelling of microwave cooking using the transmission-line model

R. A. Desai, A. J. Lowery, C. Christopoulos, P. Naylor, J. M V Blanshard, K. Gregson

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A combined electromagnetic and thermal diffusion model using transmission line modelling (TLM) is introduced. Empty and loaded microwave oven cavities are modelled in two dimensions and the standing wave patterns are obtained at 2.45 GHz. The power dissipated within the foodstuff is also computed and is used as the source to a thermal model. Temperature distributions within a foodstuff are then generated using these data.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)30-38
Number of pages9
JournalIEE Proceedings. A, Science, Measurement and Technology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1992
Externally publishedYes

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