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Type: Artigo de Periódico
Title: Evaluation Of Thermophysical Properties Of Al-sn-si Alloys Based On Computational Thermodynamics And Validation By Numerical And Experimental Simulation Of Solidification
Author: Bertelli
F; Cheung
N; Ferreira
IL; Garcia
Abstract: Modelling of manufacturing processes of multicomponent Al-based alloys products, such as casting, requires thermophysical properties that are rarely found in the literature. It is extremely important to use reliable values of such properties, as they can influence critically on simulated output results. In the present study, a numerical routine is developed and connected in real runtime execution to a computational thermodynamic software with a view to permitting thermophysical properties such as: latent heats; specific heats; temperatures and heats of transformation; phase fractions and composition and density of Al-Sn-Si alloys as a function of temperature, to be determined. A numerical solidification model is used to run solidification simulations of ternary Al-based alloys using the appropriate calculated thermophysical properties. Directional solidification experiments are carried out with two Al-Sn-Si alloys compositions to provide experimental cooling rates profiles along the length of the castings, which are compared with numerical simulations in order to validate the calculated thermophysical data. For both cases a good agreement can be observed, indicating the relevance of applicability of the proposed approach. (C) 2016 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Subject: Thermophysical Properties
Computational Thermodynamics
Ternary Al-si-sn Alloys
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1016/j.jct.2016.02.018
Date Issue: 2016
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