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Influence of capillary viscous flow on melting dynamics

  title={Influence of capillary viscous flow on melting dynamics},
  author={Michael L. Blank and Prapanch Nair and Thorsten Poschel},
  journal={arXiv: Computational Physics},
The rate of melting of a solid and the rate of deformation of the resulting melt due to capillary forces are comparable in additive manufacturing applications. This dynamic structural change of a melting solid is extremely challenging to study experimentally. Using meshless numerical simulations we show the influence of the flow of the melt on the heat transfer and resulting phase change. We introduce an accurate and robust Incompressible Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics method to simulate… 



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