Computational Model for Solidification Process of a Binary Alloy

  • M. El Ganaoui
  • P. Bontoux
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Part of the Mathematics in Industry book series (MATHINDUSTRY, volume 1)


A computational model using finite volume approximations for studying phase change of a binary alloy is presented. Numerical results concern the prediction of the convective response to a small solutal perturbation localized near the solid/liquid interface in a rectangular domain.


Rayleigh Number Binary Alloy Solutal Perturbation Finite Volume Scheme Convective Part 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. El Ganaoui
    • 1
  • P. Bontoux
    • 2
  1. 1.Département de Physique et ModélisationUniversité de LimogesLimoges CedexFrance
  2. 2.Département de Modélisation NumériqueUniversité d’Aix MarseilleMarseille CedexFrance

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