Numerical Investigation of Bismuth Unloading Solidification with Abnormal Melting Characteristic


We present the processes and results of a numerical investigation of the bismuth unloading solidification by a graded density impactor, and demonstrate that the physical process may be realized due to bismuth abnormal melting characteristics. A more reasonable high-pressure solid equation of state of the fifth phase bismuth is introduced in our calculation and one type of graded density impactor made of 15 compositions of Mg-Cu material system is given in this paper. We detailedly investigate one possible proposed approach to achieve the unloading solidification physical process, and our numerical analysis on the thermodynamic state, the unloading path and the phase transformations.

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Bai, J. , Yu, J. and Wang, T. (2014) Numerical Investigation of Bismuth Unloading Solidification with Abnormal Melting Characteristic. World Journal of Mechanics, 4, 203-209. doi: 10.4236/wjm.2014.47021.

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