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This article examines critical features of four key areas of modeling transport phenomena associated with casting processes. These include heat and species transport in a metal alloy, flow of the liquid metal, tracking of the free metal-gas surface, and inducement of metal flow via electromagnetic fields. The conservation equations that represent important physical phenomena during casting processes are presented. The article provides a discussion on how the physical phenomena can be solved. There is a well-established array of general and specific computational tools that can be readily applied to modeling casting processes. The article summarizes the key features of the conservation equations in these tools.

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Matthew John M. Krane, Vaughan R. Voller, Ben Q. Li, 2008. "Modeling of Transport Phenomena and Electromagnetics", Casting, Srinath Viswanathan, Diran Apelian, Raymond J. Donahue, Babu DasGupta, Michael Gywn, John L. Jorstad, Raymond W. Monroe, Mahi Sahoo, Thomas E. Prucha, Daniel Twarog

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