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Metals Process Simulation

Edited by
D.U. Furrer
D.U. Furrer
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S.L. Semiatin
S.L. Semiatin
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ASM International
Volume
22B
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-197-9
Publication date:
2010
Book Chapter

Modeling of Transport Phenomena during Solidification Processes

By
Matthew John M. Krane
Matthew John M. Krane
Purdue University
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Published:
2010
Page range:
157 - 167
Publication history
June 17, 2010

Abstract

This article presents conservation equations for heat, species, mass, and momentum to predict transport phenomena during solidification processing. It presents transport equations and several examples of their applications to illustrate the physics present in alloy solidification. The examples demonstrate the utility of scaling analysis to explain the fundamental physics in a process and to demonstrate the limitations of simplifying assumptions. The article concludes with information on the solidification behavior of alloys as predicted by full numerical solutions of the transport equations.

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Matthew John M. Krane, 2010. "Modeling of Transport Phenomena during Solidification Processes", Metals Process Simulation, D.U. Furrer, S.L. Semiatin

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