Continuum Mechanics and Thermodynamics

, Volume 7, Issue 1, pp 111–121 | Cite as

Energy release, friction, and supplemental relations at phase interfaces

  • E. Fried


An Eulerian expression for the dissipation due to a moving surface of discontinuity in mass density, velocity, stress, energy, and heat flux is obtained. This leads to Eulerian measures forenergy release andfriction — measures that are work conjugate tomass flux andvelocity slip, respectively. Constitutive equations involving these quantities are proposed as a means to determine transition kinetics in materials that change phase.


Heat Flux Change Phase Energy Release Constitutive Equation Mass Density 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Fried
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Engineering Science and MechanicsPennsylvania State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA

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