Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
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Freezing of Quiescent Water in a Horizontal Cylinder

Feng Yibu Department of Food Engineering, Heilongjiang Commercial College
稲葉 英男 Department of Mechanical Engineering
野津 滋 Department of Mechanical Engineering
Heat transfer measurements were conducted during freezing of quiescent water in a horizontal cylinder. A horizontal cylinder with inner diameter of 61.1 mm is cooled by air in a constant low temperature room and time variations of the radial distribution of fluid temperature were observed. Experimental results for the velocity of the phase change interface, the time taken for complete freezing and apparent freezing heat transfer coefficient were compared with the simple theoretical model based on the quasisteady assumption.