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Macrosegregation refers to spatial variations in composition that occur in metal alloy castings and range in scale from several millimeters to centimeters or even meters. This article presents a derivative approach for understanding the mechanism of macrosegregation induced by flow of the liquid and movement of the solid with examples.

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Christoph Beckermann, Macrosegregation, Casting, Vol 15, ASM Handbook, Edited By Srinath Viswanathan, Diran Apelian, Raymond J. Donahue, Babu DasGupta, Michael Gywn, John L. Jorstad, Raymond W. Monroe, Mahi Sahoo, Thomas E. Prucha, Daniel Twarog, ASM International, 2008, p 348–352,

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