Critical Wavelengths for Gap Nucleation in Solidification— Part I: Theoretical Methodology

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F. Yigit

Department of Mechanical Engineering, King Saud University, P.O. Box 800, Riyadh 11421, Saudi Arabia

L. G. Hector

Surface Science Division, Alcoa Technical Center, Alcoa Center, PA 15069

J. Appl. Mech 67(1), 66-76 (Sep 30, 1999) (11 pages) doi:10.1115/1.321166 History: Received March 09, 1999; Revised September 30, 1999
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Grahic Jump Location
Pure metal shell solidifying on a deformable mold with nominal thickness h0 and sinusoidal surface topographies with wavelength λ



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