Enthalpy method for one dimensional heat conduction

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  • Abstract

    In this paper, the Enthalpy Method is employed to compute an approximate solution of the system of nonlinear differential equations focusing on the simulation of moving boundary for one dimensional heat conduction. This paper is only considered in the problem of a technical grade paraffin’s melting process. In order to seek the solution in term of temperature distribution, Finite Difference Method will be used. The results obtained are compared between solving with enthalpy and without enthalpy. The enthalpy method is more versatile, convenient, adaptable and easily programmable.



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    Enthalpy Method, Finite Difference Method, heat conduction, Stefan problem, temperature distribution.

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Article ID: 11143
DOI: 10.14419/ijet.v7i2.14.11143

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