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A Model of Heat and Mass Transfer Beneath an Ablating Concrete Surface

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Michael Epstein

Fauske & Associates, Inc., 16W070 West 83rd Street, Burr Ridge, IL 60527

J. Heat Transfer 126(2), 290-294 (May 04, 2004) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1666884 History: Received November 22, 2002; Revised June 17, 2003; Online May 04, 2004
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Schematic diagram of concrete ablation model; indicating nomenclature and temperature and pressure profiles

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