Flow visualization during solid-liquid phase change heat transfer II. Melting in a rectangular cavity

C. Gau, R. Viskanta, C. J. Ho

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Abstract

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

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)183-190
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer
Volume10
Issue number3
DOIs
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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