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Continuous System with a Nonmaterial Interface

  • Antonio Romano
  • Addolorata Marasco
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Part of the Modeling and Simulation in Science, Engineering and Technology book series (MSSET)

Abstract

In this chapter, we propose a macroscopic model of phase transitions. It is essential to note that any macroscopic model of these phenomena does not describe why a phase transition takes place nor the modifications it produces in the matter at a microscopic level. It is only able to describe how it takes place.

Keywords

Continuous System Jump Condition Macroscopic Model Local Equation Singular Surface 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di Matematica e Applicazioni “R. Caccioppoli”Università degli Studi di Napoli “Federico II”NapoliItaly

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