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

Chie Gau, R. Viskanta

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Abstract

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
Volume10
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1983 Jan 1

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Flow visualization
Freezing
freezing
liquid phases
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Heat transfer
cavities
Liquids
liquid-solid interfaces
Buoyancy
buoyancy
solidification
Solidification
Experiments
Fluids
fluids
cells
octadecane

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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

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In: International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 10, No. 3, 01.01.1983, p. 173-181.

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