Freezing by Radiation and Convection

By Adam Powell

Mechanical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA

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Use radiation and a heat transfer coefficient to estimate the initial rate of solidification of the solid shell at the top of a casting while the temperature in the shell can be considered uniform, then set up the equation for mixed conduction/convection-radiation limited cooling.

Assignment solution time: 3 hours


Copyright 2003 Adam C. Powell, IV,
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