Modelling Methodologies for Convection-Diffusion Phase-Change Problems

  • F. Stella
  • M. Giangi
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 449)


In recent years numerical simulation of phase-change problems have attracted much interest due to their significance for several technological process. Melting and solidification are typical examples of phase change met in the metallurgical industries or crystal growth technology. These processes involve complex phenomena of mass and heat transfer that determines the quality of the solid phase.


Marangoni Number Thermocapillary Convection Interface Position Interface Shape Marangoni Effect 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Stella
    • 1
  • M. Giangi
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Meccanica e AeronauticaUniversità degli studi di Roma “La Sapienza”RomeItaly

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