TECHNICAL PAPERS: Heat Transfer in Manufacturing

Transport Phenomena During Solidification Processing of Functionally Graded Composites by Sedimentation

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J. W. Gao, C. Y. Wang

Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802

J. Heat Transfer 123(2), 368-375 (Oct 11, 2000) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1339976 History: Received February 29, 2000; Revised October 11, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Schematic of experimental setup
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Sedimentation curve for a water/glass-bead system (εpi=8.5 percent at room temperature)
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Solidification of a water/glass-bead suspension (εpi=8.5 percent, Ti=23°C): (a) cooling curves; (b) time evolution of particle volume fraction
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Solidification of a water/glass-bead suspension (εpi=20 percent,Ti=23°C): (a) cooling curves; (b) time evolution of particle volume fraction
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Solidification of a SCN/glass-bead suspension (εpi=20 percent,Ti=63°C): (a) cooling curves; (b) time evolution of particle volume fraction
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Particle concentration distribution in a solidified SCN/glass-bead system under different processing conditions
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Particle concentration distribution in a solidified Al/SiC composite under different processing conditions



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