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Reassessment on numerical results by the continuum model
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Reassessment on numerical results by the continuum model
Jeong, Jae-Dong; Yu, Ho-Seon; No, Seung-Tak; Lee, Jun-Sik;
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In recent years there has been increased interest in the continuum model associated with the solidification of binary mixtures. A review of the literature, however, shows that the model verification was not sufficient or only qualitative. Present work is conducted for the reassessment of continuum model on the solidification problems of binary mixtures widely used for model validation. In spite of using the same continuum model, the results do not agree well with those of Incropera and co-workers which are benchmark problems typically used for validation of binary mixture solidification. Inferring from the agreement of present results with the analytic, experimental and other model's numerical results, this discrepancy seems to be caused by numerical errors in applying continuum model developed by Incropera and co-workers, not by the model itself. Careful examination should be preceded before selecting validation problems.
Continuum Model;Binary Mixture;Solidification;Reassessment;
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