The solidification study of metal alloys are very common than that of pure metal.The research article presented focused on solidification of pure zinc. The simulations are conducted using Volume of fluid and enthalpy porosity model. This fixed grid method considered is applicable to both pure and metal alloys. The effects of heat transfer analysis during solidification of molten zinc with different thermal boundary conditions are studied. The contours show the location of solid-liquid interface and metal-air interface with time. The transient study of melt fraction and heat flux for different thermal boundary conditions presented to explain the heat transfer analysis with phase change. The simulation also shows the shrinkage of the solidphase after completion of the solidification process.
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Pure zinc, enthalpy-porosity model, solidification, rectangular cavity.