19. Numerical Methods for Phase-Change Problems

  1. W. J. Minkowycz2,
  2. E. M. Sparrow3 and
  3. J. Y. Murthy4
  1. V. R. Voller

Published Online: 21 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172599.ch19

Handbook of Numerical Heat Transfer, Second Edition

Handbook of Numerical Heat Transfer, Second Edition

How to Cite

Voller, V. R. (2000) Numerical Methods for Phase-Change Problems, in Handbook of Numerical Heat Transfer, Second Edition (eds W. J. Minkowycz, E. M. Sparrow and J. Y. Murthy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470172599.ch19

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MC 251), 842 West Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60607-7022, USA

  2. 3

    University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 111 Church Street, S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA

  3. 4

    Purdue University, School of Mechanical Engineering, 1288 Mechanical Engineering Building, West Lafavette, IN 47907-1288, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Minnesota, Department of Civil Engineering, 500 Pillsbury Drive SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0116, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 22 DEC 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471348788

Online ISBN: 9780470172599

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Keywords:

  • control-volume equations;
  • thermal-solutal coupling;
  • liquid-solid transition;
  • direct microstructure (DMS) simulations;
  • phase-change problem

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Governing Macroscopic Equations

  • Numerical Solution

  • A Benchmark Problem

  • Summary

  • Nomenclature

  • References