Influence of the relative dimensions of the cavity on the conjugate convective heat transfer and on the shape of crystallization fronts in the method of Horizontal Directed Crystallization
1 Novosibirsk State Technical University, Novosibirsk, 630073, K. Marx Ave., 20, Russia
2 Kutateladze Institute of Thermophysics SB RAS, Novosibirsk, 630090, Ak. Lavrentiev Ave., 1, Russia
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Published online: 14 January 2019
The process of water crystallization in rectangular cavities is numerically studied. The liquid being studied is water having an inverse temperature dependence of the density. Calculations were carried out with a suddenly cooled vertical wall of a rectangular cavity. The initial temperature of the melt is maintained on the opposite wall. The finite element method was used to solve a system of equations for the nonstationary free convection of a melt, taking into account the dependence of the density on temperature. The heat conduction equation in the solidified substance was also solved. The problems were solved in a conjugate formulation taking into account the release of the latent heat of crystallization at the liquid-solid interface.
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