Global Modeling of Directional Solidification of Aluminum Alloys Using the Software Package CrysVUn

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A global numerical model of a Bridgman furnace is developed and validated. The model includes heat transfer due to radiation and conduction in a stationary setup. The rotating magnetic field (RMF) device mounted on the facility is implemented into the model also. A numerical study on the flow field caused by the axial non-uniform RMF and natural convection is performed, helping to get a better understanding of the convective conditions during the directional solidification experiments.

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A Roósz, M. Rettenmayr and Z. Gácsi

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437-442

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10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.508.437

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J. Dagner et al., "Global Modeling of Directional Solidification of Aluminum Alloys Using the Software Package CrysVUn ", Materials Science Forum, Vol. 508, pp. 437-442, 2006

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March 2006

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