Theory of Solidification by Stephen H. DavisTheory of Solidification by Stephen H. Davis

Theory of Solidification

byStephen H. Davis

Hardcover | October 8, 2001

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The processes of freezing and melting were present at the beginnings of the Earth and continue to dominate the natural and industrial worlds. The solidification of a liquid or the melting of a solid involves a complex interplay of many physical effects. This book systematically presents the field of continuum solidification theory based on instability phenomena. An understanding of the physics is developed by using examples of increasing complexity with the object of creating a deep physical insight applicable to more complex problems. Applied mathematicians, engineers, physicists, and materials scientists will all find this volume of interest.
Title:Theory of SolidificationFormat:HardcoverPublished:October 8, 2001Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521650801

ISBN - 13:9780521650809


Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Pure substances; 3. Binary substances; 4. Nonlinear theory for directional solidification; 5. Anisotrophy; 6. Disequilibrium; 7. Dendrites; 8. Eutectics; 9. Microscale fluid flow; 10. Mesoscale fluid flow; 11. Phase-field models.

Editorial Reviews

"Every scientist dealing with solidification should read this monograph, because he will certainly find the specialized results he is looking for and he will also get a large overview on the subject. This book tells us how the field has evolved during the past few years and it should be warmly recommended to the numerical community for testing their results." Mathematical Reviews