Study of Various Aspects of Phase Change Material During Solidification and Melting : A Review

Authors(2) :-Saurav Kumar, Dr. V. N. Bartariya

The major methods of mathematical modelling of solidification and melting problems are reviewed in this paper. Different analytical methods, nowadays still used as standard references to validate numerical models, are presented. Various mathematical formulations to numerically solve solidification and melting problems are categorized. Relative merits and disadvantages of each formulation are analyzed. Recent advances in modelling solidification and melting problems associated with convective motion of liquid phase are discussed. Based on this comprehensive survey, basic guidelines are outlined to choose a correct mathematical formulation for solving solidification and melting problems.

Authors and Affiliations

Saurav Kumar
Professor, Mechanical Department, Lakshmi Narain College of Technology, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
Dr. V. N. Bartariya

Thermal Energy Storage, PCM, Latent Heat, Natural Convection.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 6 | July-August 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-08-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 135-140
Manuscript Number : IJSRST173630
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Saurav Kumar, Dr. V. N. Bartariya, " Study of Various Aspects of Phase Change Material During Solidification and Melting : A Review", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 3, Issue 6, pp.135-140, July-August-2017.
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