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Numerical investigation of the transient heat transfer in the inviscid stagnation flow with solidification

Joo‐Sik Yoo (Andong National University, Department of Mechanical Engineering Education, Kyungpuk, Korea)

International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow

ISSN: 0961-5539

Article publication date: 1 February 2000

Abstract

The problem of transient heat transfer and growth of solid in the inviscid stagnation flow when phase change from liquid to solid occurs is considered. A fast and accurate numerical scheme is developed to determine the instantaneous temperature distribution in both solid and liquid phases and the growth rate of solid directly, without iterative calculation. The solution of the dimensionless governing equations is dependent on the three dimensionless parameters. The characteristics of the transient heat transfer and solidification process for all the parameters are elucidated.

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Yoo, J. (2000), "Numerical investigation of the transient heat transfer in the inviscid stagnation flow with solidification", International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow, Vol. 10 No. 1, pp. 67-79. https://doi.org/10.1108/09615530010306911

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