Technical note: Numerical anomalies in simulating directional solidification of binary alloys

H. W. Huang, J. C. Heinrich, D. R. Poirier

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In a numerical model of the directional solidification of a binary alloy, unreasonable results and/or oscillatory values of the concentration can occur when simulations of solidification scenarios with large thermal gradients approaching plane front conditions are attempted.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)639-644
Number of pages6
JournalNumerical Heat Transfer; Part A: Applications
Issue number6
StatePublished - May 1996


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Numerical Analysis
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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