Prior research

Yang Liu, Francis A. Kulacki

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


A review of the relevant literature on frost formation and the defrost process is presented. Key elements of the frost formation process are first described and summarized, and the role of surface wettability is highlighted. The effect of surface wettability, melt water behavior and ice adhesion on the defrost process is then discussed, and several experimental and analytical investigations are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Number of pages19
StatePublished - 2019

Publication series

NameSpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
ISSN (Print)2191-530X
ISSN (Electronic)2191-5318


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