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Macro-Energy Transport

  • Doru Michael Stefanescu

Abstract

There are three forms of energy transport: conduction (diffusive transport), convection (heat transmitted by the mechanical motion of the fluid) and/or radiation (through space). All three are active during solidification of a casting. Energy diffusion and convection occurs within the casting, at the metal/mold interface, and within the mold. Energy is transported by radiation from the mold to its environment, which is typically the air.

Keywords

Heat Transfer Coefficient Solidification Time View Factor Sand Mold Solidification Velocity 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Doru Michael Stefanescu
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  1. 1.University of AlabamaTuscaloosaUSA

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