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Steady State Solutions to a Multi-Dimensional Phase Change Problem in Ground Freezing

  • José Francisco Rodrigues
Conference paper
Part of the Solid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (SMIA, volume 66)

Abstract

In spite of the importance to applications, the mathematical analysis of the conduction-convection free boundary that arises in the freezing or thawing of saturated porous media is not yet completely treated. A coherent model must take into account both thermal and hydraulic aspects that are strongly coupled according to basic continuum mechanics principles (see [1]).

Keywords

Porous Medium Neumann Problem Saturated Porous Medium Stefan Problem Ground Freezing 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • José Francisco Rodrigues
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  1. 1.CMAF/Univ. Lisboa, Av. Prof.Lisboa CodexPortugal

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