Flow visualization during solid-liquid phase change heat transfer I. Freezing in a rectangular cavity

C. Gau, R. Viskanta

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The results of flow visualization experiments in a rectangular test cell during the solidification of n-octadecane from above are reported. The experiments provide information on buoyancy-induced fluid motion and its effect on the shape and motion of the solid-liquid interface.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)173-181
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1983 Jan 1


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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