Bottom Filled Mold

By Matthew John M. Krane

Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

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Calculation of mold filling times, with and without a constant height of metal in a riser. Problem uses modified Bernoulli equation for the mechanical energy balance and the students are asked to determine which resistances are significant.

Assignment solution time: 2 hours


Copyright 2007 Matthew John M. Krane,
Licensed under MIT Open CourseWare

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