heat of solidification


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Noun1.heat of solidification - heat liberated by a unit mass of liquid at its freezing point when it solidifies
heat of transformation, latent heat - heat absorbed or radiated during a change of phase at a constant temperature and pressure
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The latent heat of solidification, which is released by the water vapor that becomes solid at the bead surface.
The ablation media dissociates the binder and erodes the silica sand cores, enabling the ablation media solvent to come in direct contact with the liquid alloy, removing the latent heat of solidification with high cooling rates.
In the current system, no external heat source was applied and the only heat generation was due to the latent heat of solidification, L (J/kg) or [DELTA]H (J/[m.sup.3]).