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Modeling and Simulation of Microstructure Evolution in Solidifying Alloys : Mathematics and its Applications - Laurentiu Nastac

Modeling and Simulation of Microstructure Evolution in Solidifying Alloys

Mathematics and its Applications

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Published: 31st May 2004
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The aim of Modeling and Simulation of Microstructure Evolution in Solidifying Alloys is to describe in a clear mathematical language the physics of the solidification structure evolution of cast alloys. The concepts and methodologies presented here for the net-shaped casting and the ingot remelt processes can be applied, with some modifications, to model other solidification processes such as welding and deposition processes. Modeling and simulation of solidification structure evolution requires complex multi-scale computational techniques, from computational fluid dynamics macroscopic modeling, through mesoscopic to microscopic modeling, as well as strategies to link various length-scales that emerge in modeling of microstructural evolution. Another aim of the book is to provide simulation examples of the solidification structure modeling in some crucial commercial casting technologies as well as to provide practical techniques for controlling the structure formation during the solidification processes. The simulation codes (PC versions) for 2D (includes fluid flow computations) and 3D mesoscale dendrite growth models (for 2D and 3D simple casting geometries) written in Visual For

Length-scales and generations of modeling methodologies for predicting the evolution of the solidification structurep. 1
Deterministic macro-modeling : transport of energy, momentum, species, mass, and hydrodynamics during the solidification processesp. 5
Deterministic micro-modeling : mathematical models for evolution of dendritic and eutectic phasesp. 23
Stochastic/mesoscopic modeling of solidification structurep. 29
Solute transport effects on macrosegregation and solidification structurep. 53
Micro-solute transport effects on microstructure and microsegregationp. 75
Probabilistic (Monte Carlo) modeling of solidification structurep. 109
Modeling and simulation of solidification structure in shaped and centrifugal castingsp. 115
Modeling and simulation of ingot solidification structure in primary and secondary remelt processesp. 151
Practical techniques with simulation examples for controlling the solidification structurep. 247
Subject indexp. 269
About the authorp. 281
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ISBN: 9781402078316
ISBN-10: 1402078315
Series: Mathematics and its Applications
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 289
Published: 31st May 2004
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.34