Table 1: Physical and thermal properties of 6056 aluminum alloy.

PropertySymbolUniteValue

Solid densitykg⋅m−32720
Liquid densitykg⋅m−32590
Solidus temperatureK860
Liquidus temperatureK917
Boiling temperatureK2740
Latent heat of fusionJ⋅kg−13.87 × 105
Latent heat of vaporJ⋅kg−11.08 × 107
Thermal expansion coefficientK−11.92 × 10−5
Convective heat transfer coefficientW⋅K−1⋅m−215
Surface tension N⋅m−10.914
Surface tension gradientN⋅m−1⋅K−1−3.5 × 10−4
Radiation emissivity0.08
Ambient temperatureK300