Incorporating interfacial phenomena in solidification models

Christoph Beckermann, Chao Yang Wang

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Abstract

A general methodology is available for the incorporation of microscopic interfacial phenomena in macroscopic solidification models that include diffusion and convection. The method is derived from a formal averaging procedure and a multiphase approach, and relies on the presence of interfacial integrals in the macroscopic transport equations. In a wider engineering context, these techniques are not new, but their application in the analysis and modeling of solidification processes has largely been overlooked. This article describes the techniques and demonstrates their utility in two examples in which microscopic interfacial phenomena are of great importance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)42-47
Number of pages6
JournalJOM
Volume46
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1994

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Engineering(all)

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