J. Phys. III France
Volume 3, Numéro 11, November 1993
Page(s) 2113 - 2120
DOI: 10.1051/jp3:1993264
J. Phys. III France 3 (1993) 2113-2120

On a numerical approach to Stefan problem

Pavel Kotalík

Institute of Plasma Physics, Czech Academy of Sciences, Za Slovankou 3, P.O. BOX 17, 182 11 Praha 8, Czech Republic

(Received 11 May 1993, revised 30 August 1993, accepted 1 September 1993)

A one-dimensional Stefan problem for a spherical particle moving in a plasma jet is solved by approximating the enthalpy formulation of the problem by C0 piecewise linear finite elements in space combined with a semi-implicit scheme in time.

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