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Old   March 25, 2008, 01:54
Default simulation of phase change material melting
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Hi all,

my work is to simulate the flow and heat transfer in slurry consists of water and some percentage of phase change materials in microchannel.when this slurry or suspension enter to the channel is heated and these microencapsulated phase change materials is melted.my problem is I dont know how to introduce the value of volume fraction percentage of PCM in the slurry in fluent to tell fluent that the fluid is not PCM in all but it contain a percentage of PCM in water .

Please any one have an information about how to simulate this suspention and how to process the melting of the microencapsulated PCM in fluid and entering its value of volume fraction in fluent to help me .

Looking for your replay and help

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